Biography of Daniel Ladd
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Ladd, Daniel, a native of Connecticut, on April 14, 1808, married Abigail Crossman. In 1810 he settled in Locke and thenceforth became identified with the early history of this region. The children were as follows: Celia, born November 1, 1809, died in Wisconsin in 1851; Clarissa, born July 18, 1811, now living in Cortland; Benjamin F., born March 2, 1814, now living in McLean; William, born January 23, 1816; Sullivan, born October 6, 1819; and Leander, born December H, 1823. Daniel Ladd, the pioneer, was a farmer and school teacher, and held several responsible positions in the community; he died September 2, 1868. Leander Ladd was brought up to farm work, and at an early age he began work for himself, following at various times pail making, painting, cabinet work and carpentry. His mother died when he was four years old. In 1850 he married Mary F. Brown, daughter of John R. Brown, of Groton, and their children were as follows: Abigail E., who died aged fifteen years; Carrie Belle, who married Dana G. Ingalls and lives in Cortland; and Mary, who died aged five years. John R. Brown was a soldier in the War of 1812-14, and was wounded at Fort Erie, and was a son of John Brown, an old revolutionary soldier, who was at one time one of the minute men of Boston. He was a native of Connecticut and a pioneer of Dryden.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Tompkins County, NY
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012