Wilbur, who was drowned at the a.ge of three years
and nine months: Wilson 1-".. our subject: and
I'rank. who resides at Xaugatuck. and is in the
<-in])loy of our suliject.
During his boyhood Wilson V. Clark pursued
liis studies in the jntblic schools of Xaugatuck.
and after the completion of his education he worked
tor the Goodyear India Rubber Glove Co. five years,
after which he went to Cambrid.ge, Mass., and
spent one year in liie emjjloy of the American Rub-
ber Co. Returning to his native town, he was
with the Goodyear Shoe Co. for nine months, antl
then went to i''ramin.gliam, Mass., to take charge
of a department for the I'ara Rivbber Co., remain-
ing with them until 1887. During that year he
again came to Xaugatuck and su])erintended the
placing of the machinery in factory Xo. 2 of the
Goodyear India Rubber Shoe Co.. and was in their
en-ijjloy until Xovembcr. 1889. On Dec. i. 1889,
he embarked in the trucking business, which he
has since successfully carried on, and though he
started with but one horse, he now has ten, and
is doing a lar.ge and ])rofitable business. In 1891
Mr. Clark went to Ilelsingborg, Sweden, to set up
the machinery in a rubber factory, and remained
there eleven months, showing how to o])erate the
same. During this time he was .still interested in
the trucking business in Xaugatuck, and so rapidly
has his business grown that he now furnishes
employment to ei.gbt men. He attributes his success
to hard work and strict attention to business.
In 1887, Mr. Clark married Miss Susan I'.urns,
of Milford. Mass.. who died in 1890. leaving two
children. May and Gertrude. He was a.gain mar-
ried in June. 1892, his second union being with
r.ridget Dalton, of bVamingham, Mass., by whom
he has three children, namely: Wilson, John and
Frank. Mr. Clark is independent in politics. He
is a member of the I'oresters of .\merica. and the
Xaugatuck h^ire Department. In his religious con-
nection be belongs to St. Francis Catholic Church.
Widely and favorably known, he has a host of
warm friends in the community where he resides.
WILLIA.M Sl-AMOIR STRONG, a leading
dairy farmer and progressive and enterprising citi-
zen of l'ros])ect, is a native of Xew Haven county,
born in the town of Wallin.gford April zj. 1865,
son of William Henry and Rhoda M. ( Hotchkiss)
The Strong familv was originally located in
Shropshire, England. One of its members married
the heiress of Griffith, in Caernarvonshire, Wales,
whither he removed in 1.S45. Richard Strong, ac-
cording to tradition a Roman Catholic, -was of this
branch of the family, and was born in Caernarvon-
shire in 1 561. In 1390 be removed to Taunton,
Somersetshire, England, where he died in i'^)i3,
leaving one son. John, then eight years of age, and
one daughter, Eleanor.
John Strong, born in Taunton. England, in
1605, removed to Londoi-i, thtnce to Plvmouth.
England, and in i'^)3o formed one of the Warham
com])any. which settled in Dorchester. Mass. On
his emigration to the Xew World he was accom-
l)anied by bis sister Eleanor, who inarriid Walter
Deane, tanner, of Taunton. England. In 1630
John Strong married (second) Abigail, daughter
of John Ford. In 1635 he was at Ilingham.
Mass.. and became a freeman of Boston March 9,
1636. In December. i'')38, he was an inhabitant
of Taunton. Mass.. and a freeman of Plyniouth
Colony. He represented the town of Tam-iton in
the General Assembly in 1641-43-44: removed to
Windsor, Conn., and from there, in 1639. to Xorth-
ai-npton, where he became the first ruling ekkr of
the church. He was a leading man in church and
town affairs. I'.y occupation he was a tamier. and
he owned at different times some 200 acres of land.
He died at Xorthanipton, .\])ril 14. i(')99: his wife,
.\bigail. died in Windsor .\pril 28. 1663. His chil-
dren were: John, born in England in 1626. died
at Windsor I-'eb. 20, iCkjS: one died in infancy in
Dorchester, in 1630: Thomas, born in 1633, died
Oct. 3, 1689: Jedediah, born May 7, 1637, died May
COMMEMORATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD.
22, 1733; Jacob was born in 1639; Rebecca, born
in 1641, dietl in April, 1726; Elder Ebenezer, born
in 1643, died Feb. 11, 1729; Abicjail, born in 1645,
married Rev. Xatbaniel Cbauncey, of Hatfield ;
Elizabetb, born Feb. 24, 1647, niarried Josepb Par-
soils, and died May 12. 1736: Experience, born
Aug. 4, 1650, married Zerubbabel Filer, of Wind-
sor; Samuel, born Aug. 5, 1652, died Oct. 29, 1732;
Joseph, twin of Samuel, died young; Mary, born
Oct. 26, 1654, married Deacon John Clark, of
Northampton, and died Dec. 26, 1738; Sarah, born
in i^^f), married Joseph Barnard, (^f Hadlcy, Mass.,
and died Feb. 10, 1733; Hannah, born May 30,
1659, married William Clark, of Northampton, and
died Jan. 31, 1693; Hester, born June 7, 1661, mar-
ried Thomas Bessell, of Windsor, and died March
4, 1726: Thankful, born July 25, 1663, married
William llaldwin, of Milford: Jerizah, born Dec.
12, 1(^)65, died April 24, 1754.
Thomas Strong, son of John, born in 1633,
was a trooper in 1658, in Windsor, under Major
Mason. In 1659 he removed to Northampton,
Mass., with his father. On Dec. 5, 1660, he mar-
ried Mary Hcrritt, daughter of Rev. Ephraim Her-
ritt, of Windsor. She died Feb. 20, 1670, and
Oct. 10, 1671, he married Rachel Hilton, daughter
of Deacon William Hilton, of Northampton, Mass.
Thomas Strong died Oct. 3, 1689, and his widow
married, May 16, i6c;8, Nathan Bradley, of East
Guilford, now Madison. Children of Thomas
Strong by first marriage: Thomas, born Nov. 16,
1661, died at Durham, Conn.; Maria, born Aug.
31, 1663, married Samuel Judd, of Northampton,
and died May 18. 1731 ; John, born March 9, 1665,
died at Deerfield, Mass., May 21, 1699; Herritt.
born Dec. 2, 1666, was one of the first settlers of
Durham, Conn., and died Sept. 29, 1689; Ashel,
born Nov. 14, 1668, died at Farmington, Conn.,
Oct. 8, 1739. By second marriage: Joseph, born
Dec. 2, 1672, is mentioned below; Benjamin, born
in 1674, died Aug. 27, 1755, at East Guilford,
Conn.: Adam, born Jan. 25. 1676, died at Wood-
bury, Conn., Dec. 31, 1749; Waitstill. born in 1677,
died at Northampton Dec. 13, 1762; Rachel, born
July 15, 1679, niarried Miles Dudley, of Guilford,
Jan. 23, 1705; Selah, born Dec. 23, 1680, died at
Brookhaven .\pril 8, 1732; Benajah, born Sept.
24, 1682, died in 1714; Ephraim, born Jan. 4. 1685,
died at Milford, Conn.; Elnathan, born Aug. 20,
1686, died at Woodbury May 22, 1727; Ruth, born
Feb. 4, 1688, married Deacon William Dudley, of
North Guilford; Submit was born Feb. 28, 1690.
Joseph Strong, son of Thomas, born Dec. 2,
1672, at Northampton, married, in 1694, Sarah
Allen, who was born Aug. 22. 1672, daughter of
Nehemiah Allen, of Northam])ton. He was known
as '"Justice Joseph," and was quite a prominent
man. In 1716 he removed to Coventry, Conn.,
where he was among the first settlers. In 1721 he
represented the people in the (ieneral Assemblv,
the Colonial Legislature, being the first to represent
that town, and he continued to serve for fifty-two
sessions. He was justice of the peace for many
years, also selectman and town treasurer, and held
other local offices. By occupation he was a farmer,
and he was a large land owner in Coventry, where
he died Dec. 3, 1763. Children: Sarah, born in
1699 (married Ebenezer Root) ; Capt. Joseph, July
25, 1701 ; Rachel, Aug. 13, 1703 (died young) ;
Phinehas, 1704; Simeon, Oct. 17, 1705; Jemima,
Dec. I, 1709 (married in 1727 Noah Rush) ; Rachel,
June 30, 171 1 (married Aaron Strong); Elizabeth,
July 16, 17 1 3.
Deacon Phinehas Strong, iinrn in Coventry in
1704, married, Nov. 5, 1724, Mary Parker, daugh-
ter of Deacon Thomas Parker, of Coventry. He
was a member of the General Assembly fifty-three
sessions., including extra sessions, having been thir-
ty-eight times elected for the Legislature; was
selectman six years; justice of the jieace many years,
and was deacon of the church many years. His.
wife died April 13, 1767. Children: Phinehas.
born Nov. 9, 1725; Mary, ]\Iarch 11, 1727; Sarah.
April 2, 1729; Azubah, Oct. 11,1731 (married James
Pinneo) ; Iranah, Jan. 27, 1741 (died March 11.
1773); Elijah and Elisha, twins, Aug. 15, 174,^:
Beulah, March 7, 1746 (died Aug. 22, 1750) ; Han-
nah, March 16, 1748 (died April 24, 1767).
Elijah Strong, born .Aug. 15, 1743, in Coventr \
niarried Anna Pinneo. who was born in 174''.
daughter of Deacon James and Priscilla (New-
comb) Pinneo, of Lebanon, Conn. Mr. Strong
was a farmer in Coventry and Sharon, Conn., and
later, in T785, removed to Ashland, Greene Co.. N.
v., where he owned a tract of land and where he
died April 13, 1805, his death being caused by the
kick of a horse. His wife died Nov. 18, 1818, at
Ashland. N. Y. Children: Azubah, born in i'/(^.
married Deacon Augustus White, of Ashland, and
died March 9, 1838: James, born in 1772, died at
Detroit, Mich., March 16, 1865; Hon. Jairus B.,
born May 4, 1774, died June 12, 1838; Deacon
Elijah, born in 1776, is mentioned below; Sylvia,
born in 1779, married Noah Rockwell, and died
Sept. 6. 1840, in Delaware county, N. Y. ; Elisha,
born in 1782, died at Friendship, N. Y., in Jan-
uary, 1841 ; Anna, born in 1784, married James
Chase, of New York, and died Dec. 24, 1848 ; Bet-
sey, born Oct. 19, 1787. married Jacob Raynolds,
and died March 7, 1832.
Elijah Strong, Jr., was born in 1776. On Jan.
7, 1798, he married Betsey Sadd, born in 1779.
daughter of Xoah and Delight (Warner) Sadd.
of South Windsor. She died March 14, 1821, and
he married July 18, 1821, Lavina Barber, born Sept.
23. 1787, who died in Hudson, Ohio, April 2, 1853.
b'lijah Strong, Jr., was a carpenter and tanner of
New Hartford, Conn., and also taught music. Wi
(lied Sept. I, 1850. Children: Irene, born .March
25. 1799. niarried in September, 1820, Ira llubbell,
of Rocky Hill, and died Feb. 10. 1841. in Hartford;
Ebenezer Warner, born Jan. 10. 1802, died Aug.
COMMEMORATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD.
31, 1802; Edward Warner, born May 18, 1804, niar-
ricd Sally Shepard, of Ilighgatc, Vt. ; Thomas
Parker, born Sept. it, 1806, is mentioned below;
Elizabeth Woodbridge, born April 11, 1809, mar-
ried Xathan Strong, a hatter of Hudson, Ohio;
Mary Lyman, born April 20, 181 1, married April
6, 1836, Samuel l-^leazer Judd, of Hudson, Ohio;
Julia, born June 5, 1814, married Jcliiel Hart, of
Thomas Parker Strong, grandfather of the
gentleman whose name introduces these lines, was
born in New Hartford, Conn., Sept. 11, 1806. He
married a Miss Gear, and their children were:
I.. luise died young; Edwin, now deceased, resided
in West Haven; William Henry was the father of
our subject. Tliomas P. Strong was reared in
New York State, where he died.
William Henry Strong, born in New York State
Oct. 7, 1840, came while still young to New Hart-
ford, Conn., where he grew to manhood. He en-
listed during the Civil war in Company D, 15th
Conn. \'. I.^ served five months, and then enlisted
a second time in the same command, at West Ha-
ven, becoming strgeant. He was mustcredl out
of the service in 1864 on account of disability, and
received an honorable discharge. He had been sta-
tioned at New Orleans, where he was deputy sher-
iff. After his return from the army Mr. Strong
located at Wallingford, where he worked as a ma-
chinist and caster, and from there he went to Win-
sted, Conn., where be worked at the same trade.
On account of ill health, however, he had to give
up, and went to farming in New Hartford, where
he remained a year, coming thence to New Haven
county, and locating at Prospect in 1870. There
he spent the remainder of- his life on the farm now
owned bv his son William S. He died April 29,
1882, antl was buried in Prospect cemetery. Mr.
Strong was a memljer of the Adventist Church ; he
was a Republican in politics. On July 3, 1864, he
married, in Wallingford, Rhoda M. Hotchkiss, who
was bom in Cheshire, daughter of Sheldon and
Sarah (Blakslee) Hotchkiss, and granddaughter
of Isaac and Rhoda (Atwater) Hotchkiss. Three
children blessed this union : William S., who is
mentioned below; Frank E., a salesman in Water-
bury; and Harry A., who died at the age of si.xteen
years. Mrs. Strong married for her second hus-
band, in 1897, Thomas Fitzsimmons, of Waterbury,
president of the Novelty i\Hg. Co., of that city.
Our subject grew to manhood in the town of
Prospect, and is indebted to its district schools
for his educational advantages. He began his busi-
ness career as an agriculturist, and engaged in the
dairy business on a small scale, at the same time
having charge of the Waterbury reservoir. r>eing
industrious, energetic and enterprising, he pros-
pered in his labors, and is to-day the largest dairy
farmer in Prospect, where he owns and operates a
valuable tract of si.xty-five acres, upon which he
has made many excellent improvements, including
; the erection â€” in 1895 â€” of a beautiful residence, one
: of the finest in town. He has upon the place a fine
! grade of thoroughbred stock, and the products of
i his farm, owing to their excellence, find a ready
I sale at the highest market price,
i In 1887 Mr. Strong married Miss Hattie R.
j Hotchkiss. a native of Waterbury, and a daughter
' of Deacon Gilbert Hotchkiss. To this union has
been born one child, luuma, who is now attending
school. Mr. Strong affiliates with the Republican
party, and is a member of the Grange and the Ad-
ventist Church. I'pright and honorable in all his
dealings, he has won the confidence of all with
whom he has come in contact, and liis friends are
niau\ ili'-oughout the county.
JOHN' J. GORM.VX is one of the best known
and most highly esteemed citizens of Naugatuck,
and the respect paid him is neither lacking in sin-
cerity nor destitute of foundation. .\ bright mind
and a keen moral sense have commanded admira-
tion and won confidence. Of Irish parentage, he is
of American nativity, born in Naugatuck, Oct. i,
Thomas Gorman, his father, was born in Ire-
land and reared in England. I'.y trade he was a
blacksmith. He emigrated to this country while yet
a young man, making his home at Litchfield, Conn.,
and there married an Irish maiden, Margaret Mc-
Carty. Not long afterward the yoimg couple re-
moved to Naugatuck, where he worked as a laborer
for the India Rubber Co., and there he died in
1887; his wife died twenty-one years previt)usly.
A Democrat in politics, Mr. Gorman was a Catholic
in religious faith, and he and his faithful wife reared
their five children in that communion. Of their
family, John J. was third in order of birth, and the
eldest son. The first-born died in infancy. The
others were Mary E., who married John Dermody,
a native of Pennsylvania, and now a resident of
Naugatuck ; Demiis, a liquor dealer in that town ;
and James, a contractor at Wilkesbarre, Pennsyl-
John J. (lorman was educated in the schools of
his birthi)lace, and after his school days were over
learned the trade of carpenter from Michael Shana-
han. His a]5prenticeship completed, he worked for
some years as a journeyman. P)Ut he possessed en-
ergy and ambition which would not jjcrmit him to
pass through life in a subordinate position, and in
1889 he iK-gan taking contracts in his own name.
He is .^till engaged in that business, in which his
capacity, industry and integrity have brought him
Mr. Gnrman was married. July 20, 1887, to Miss
Lillian Casey, of Waterbury, whose parents, Chris-
Icjpher and Margaret (Conlon) Casey, were born in
Ireland. To the union have been born eight chil-
dren, namely: Thomas, John, Alargaret, Henry,
Joseph (deceased). Francis. George and Genevieve.
The respect in which Mr. Gorman is held by the
A I So
COMMEMORATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD.
citizens of the town in which he was born and
where he has passed a life of hard work and hon-
esty is attested by his rejieatcd elevation to offices
of high trust and serious responsibiHty. During
elected selectman, and in 1894 first selectman. Two
years later lie was chosen warden of Xaugaluck,
and in i8y8 representeil his town in the Legislature,
a position which he filled with singular ability. He
is a Democrat in politics, and fraternally is a mem-
ber of the Foresters of America. He and his fam-
ily are devout Catholics.
FREDERIC X. FERRY, proprietor of the
Waterliury Steam Carpet Seating Co. and the City
Steam Laundry & Dye Works, \\'aterhiir\ . is a na-
tive of that city, born \ov. 16, 1857.
(ieorge F. Ferry, his father, was born in Xew
Milford. Conn., a son of Xathaniel Perry, a native
of Litchfield county. Conn., and a lawyer bv pro-
fession, who died in Xew Milford. When ten vears
of age George V. removed to Walertown. Conn.,
and there worked for some time in the shops of the
place. I'or a few years he was station agent at Oak-
ville. Conn., eventually removing to Waterburv.
wnere for several years he was superintendent of
the American Suspender Co. He married Aurelia
M. Sprague. who was born in Watcrville, Conn.,
daughter of David Sprague. and two children
blessed their union : I'Vederic X.. our subject : and
Sarah A., deceased at the age of twenty-two years.
The mother of these died in 1862. at the age of
twenty-six. In church connection she was a Con-
gregationalist. The father passed away in Water-
bury in 1890. aged sixty years. In politics he was
a Rei)ublican. and he served as county commissioner
and selectman. In religious faith he was an Episco-
I-"rederic X. Ferry attended the public schools
of Waterbury until the age of fourteen, at which
time, his father being station agent at Oakville,
Conn., he did the work in the oflice for three years,
also attending during two seasons of the time the
National liusintss College of Xew Haven. At the
end of that time he entered the employ of the Elton
Fanking Co., Waterbury, and remained with that
fimi until they ceased to do business. Fie then be-
came ]x>okkceper for the Xovelty Manufacturing
Co., with whom he remained some ten years, re-
signing in order to organize. March i. 1886. the
\\'aterbury Steam Car])et Feating Co.. of which he
is sole proprietor. (Jn Jan. i. 1896. he added the
laundry and dyeing business, under the style of
City .Steam Launilry & Dye Works. The works
were located at first on Mill street, but in 1890 he
built his brick plant at Xo. 43 Jefferson street.
On Dec. 9, 1880. Mr. Perry married Lucy M.
Hickox. who was born 'in Waterbury. a daughter
of Sherman Hickox. of the same city. The Hickox
family have resided for generations in Waterbury.
V'wx children have come to this union: Willfred
S., born Oct. 25. 1883: Sarah A. and Lucy 11..
twins, born Xov. 10, 1884; Sherman H., bom July
28, 1886; and George !â€¢"., born Dec. 26, 1887, who
died Oct. 20, 1891. The family attend the services
of the Episcopal Church. Jn politics Mr. Ferry is
a Republican : socially he is a member of Xosa-
hogan Lodge, Xo. 21, I. (). O. I-'., of Waterbury.
RICHARD HEXRV MORGAX is a leading
market gardener of Cheshire, where he has ten
acres of his twenty-acre farm devoted to garden
produce. A ])ortion of the plat is covered with hot
houses, containing some 10.000 s(|uare feet of glass.
During the busy season he gives em])loyinent to
six men. He thoroughly understands the occupa-
tion he has chosen as a life work, and is a busiiK-. -
man of more than ordinary ability.
^Ir. Morgan was born in the town of Colchesii r.
Xew London Co., Conn.. Oct. 29, 1866, a son of
Edward Fayson and Emma M. ( Loomis ) Mor-
gan, and grandson of l-Vederick and Caroline
( Watrous ) Morgan, also natives of Connecticut.
The progenitor of the family in America was James
.Morgan, who was torn in Wales in 1607. In
March, 1636, with two younger brothers, John and
Miles, he sailed from Bristol. England, and ar-
rived in Foston the following month. He was a
freeman at Roxbi;ry, May 10. 1(^)43: and in that
town, Aug. 6. 1640. married Margery Hill, in
1650 he removed to Xew London, and soon after
settled in what is now (jroton. lie was ten limes a
delegate to the General Court, and was the third
largest taxpayer in New London. He died in 1685.
His homestead descended through an unbroken line
of James Morgans for six generations.
Capt. James Morgan.- eldest son of James, was
born March 3. 1644. and in Xovembcr. \()(i(\ mar-
ried Mary \'ine.
Deacon William Morgan, second son of Capt.
James and Mary (\'ine) Morgan, was born March
4. 1669, and on July 17. iTx^r). married Margaret
Avery, by whom he had nine children.
Deacon Solomon .Morgan, seventh in the family
of Deacon William, was horn Oct. 5. 1708. and mar-
ried Mary Walworth. July i, 1742. Eight children
blessed this union.
Dr. Elisha Morgan, youngest in the family of
Deacon Solomon, was born March 7, 1762. and was
married in October. 1790. to Abigail Morgan. Two
sons and one daughter came to gladden their home.
Dr. r-'rederick Morgan, son of Dr. Elisha, was
born Sept. 6, 1791. and died June 18. 1877. Like
his father before him. he entered the medical ])ro-
fession, and engaged in practice in Colchester. He
was married May 20. 1823. to Caroline Watrous.
who was born in Colcliester. June 30. 1797, and died
in Xew London. Julv 25. 1889. She was a daugh-
ter of Dr. John R. Watrous. a prominent citizen of
Colchester. Eight children were born of this union,
of whom Edward Fayson was fifth in order of
COMMEMORATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD.
Edward Payson ^Torgan was born in Col-
clicstcr, I'cl). 21. 1834, and was reared and educated
in New London comUy. In early life he learned the
car])enter's traile. and in 1854 he went to Califor-
nia, where he worked at his trade for a time, on his
return East locating in Colchester, where he re-
mained until coming- to Cheshire. His home is now
in Cheshire Centre. He married Emma M. Loomis,
who died in Colchester. Nov. 23, 1867, aged twenty-
four \ears, leaving one child, Richard Henry. Mr.
Morgan was married Oct. 2. 1880. to Miss Olivia
Laing, who died in 1883. leaving no children. On
Mav 21. 1884, he married Mahala Hewitt, of Pres-
ton, L'onn.. who is still his companion and helpmeet.
Edward Payson Morgan enlisted Aug. 25. 1862, in
Company C, 24th Conn. \'. I., and served until Sep-
tember. 1863, under C.en. lianks, participating in the
siege of Port Hudson, where he received a slight
Ricluird 1 lenr\ .\h)rgan passed the first ten years
of his life in his native town, and then accompanied
his father to Santa Rosa, Cal., where he lived two
years. In the fall of 1878 he went to Grinnell,
Iowa, to attend school, remaining until July, 1879,
when he returned I'last, locating in Xewton, Mass. ;
there he ])ursued his studies until coming to Ches-
hire, in 1881. During his entire residence here he
has engaged in gardening, and since 1884 has fol-
lowed that pursuit in his own interest, meeting with
marked success in the undertaking. He was a resi-
flcnt of Meriden from 1889 to 1892, and subse-
quently lived two years in WateAury, Conn., since
which time he has made his home uninterruptedly
On .\ov. 23. 1887. in Meriden, Conn., Mr. Mor-
gan was unitetl in marriage with Miss Mary Mc-
Elroy, a native of that city, and a daughter of Theo-
dore and Mary (Turner) ?^IcElroy, , the former a
native of Orange county. X. Y., whence he removed
to Meriden: he now makes his home with Mr. Mor-
gan, in Cheshire, the mother having died in 1889.
To Mr. Morgan and his wife have been born three
children : l'>es?ie Loomis. Ethel I\lay and Edward
Payson. Mr. Morgan is an active, public-spirited
citizen, who commands the confidence and respect
of all with whom he comes in contact, either in busi-
ness or in social life. Politically he is independent,
and fraternally he is a luember of Hancock Lodge,
No. 28, L O. O. E., of South Meriden, and Lee
Lodge, No. 81, A. O. U. W.
I'REDERICK E. WARNER, one of the most
cajiable and trustworthy machinists of Watcrbury,
descends from an old and historic Connecticut fam-
ily, established in the Colony long before the Revo-
lution, and its various generations have given the
.public many prominent and useful citizens. The
.gentleman whose name appears above worthily
maintains the family name, and is, himself, an hon-
orable and capable man. He was born Oct. 23,
1865. at Roxburv. Cunn., which was also the birth-
place of his father, Charles IC. Warner, born May
I, 1844, and of his grandfather, Ezra Tilden War-
Ezra Tilden Warner was a direct descendant of
Seth Warner, of Revolutionary fame, who won an