Posted By:Denise Perkins Ready
Subject:Gideon Scofield b.1802 NY. Lived in Wyoming Co., NY
Post Date:March 08, 2008 at 19:49:18
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BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880

Gideon Scofield, son of Gideon and Abigail Scofield, was born in Albany Co., NY, in 1802, and was married in 1824 to Miss PERMELIA WESCOTT, daughter of John and Eunice Wescott, of Saratoga Co., NY. He came to Castile, Wyoming Co.,NY in 1836 and has followed farming. He has been a magistrate and overseer of the poor, and is elder in the Presbyterian church in Castile, NY. Deacon Scofield has during his long residence in Castile,NY occupied the front rank among the anti-slavery and temperance workers.

I am not researching this family. I have NO further information to provide.

Denise Perkins Ready