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Town of Olean Elijah C. Blighton

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Town of Olean Elijah C. Blighton

Posted: 934372800000
Classification: Biography
Edited: 1000092139000
Surnames: Blighton
Posted by Ronda Oberlin Wed 10, Mar 1999

BLIGHTON Family of Olean
Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus County, NY, ed
by William Adams, pub 1893.
Page: 902
Town of Olean
Elijah C. BLIGHTON was born in Machias, Feb. 24, 1849. His father was Thomas N. BLIGHTON, a carpenter and joiner by trade, who died there June 9, 1861, after residing in the town some fifteen years. Receiving a commercial education at Arcade, NY, Eliah C. married, in 1873, Ida C. BARGAY, of Concord, Erie county, who died Nov. 14, 1884; he married, second Minnie A. BARGAY in 1886. Locating in Olean in 1875, in the furniture establishment of Hoyt & Oosterhoudt, he began business for himself in 1880 as an undertaker.

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