William Lawrence Proctor

Male 1837 - 1897  (60 years)


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  • Name William Lawrence Proctor  [1
    Born 26 Mar 1837  East Washington, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1897  Lakewood, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I7667  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 

    Father Israel Proctor,   b. 25 Mar 1809, East Washington, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1888, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Adams Barnes,   b. 13 Apr 1813, Hillsborough, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1878, East Washington, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Jun 1835 
    Family ID F1783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dolly Paulina Howard,   b. 16 Dec 1842, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1917, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Grace Proctor,   b. 17 Aug 1869, Ogdensburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Warsaw, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     2. Mable J. Proctor,   b. 1873  [natural]
     3. Mary J. Proctor,   b. 1867  [natural]
     4. Sumner M. Proctor,   b. 1866  [natural]
     5. William Henry Proctor,   b. 1864,   d. 5 Nov 1941, Seattle, King, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F7020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - Lumber merchant, was born March 26, 1837, in Washington, NH. He received the rudiments of his education in the district schools; attended Tubbs' Union academy; and finished with two terms in the New London academy. In 1857 he worked for his uncle at Burlington, Vt., in the lumber business; and two years later continued in the same business at Ogdensburg, NY. He has filled all the important offices in that city, and was its mayor in 1871-74, and 1884, and in 1886; and since 1887 has been one of the managers of the St. Lawrence State hospital. In 1888 he was the presidential elector and cast his vote for Benjamin Harrison for president. In 1896 he was a delegate to the Republican national convention; and since 1882 has been one of the Republican state committeemen. Since 1882 he has also been one of the superintendents of the poor; and trustee and president of the Ogdensburg cemetery since 1880. Since 1857 he has been respectively, employee, manager, vice-president and president of the Skillings, Whitney and Barnes Lumber company. (Enclopedia of American Biography.)

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
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