Biographical Sketch of Adoniram Judson Throop

Adoniram Judson, son of Azel and Fanny (Van Dusen) Throop, was born in the town of Manchester, Ontario county, New York, November 28. 1844, and is now (1910) living at Port Gibson. in the same county. He was educated in the township public schools and the East Bloomfield Academy, and then began working on a farm. After doing this for several years, he was appointed, February 1, 1871, United States postal clerk, and given the run between Syracuse and New York City. In 1901 he was promoted head postal clerk and has held this position ever since. Since his appointment he has traveled as clerk, one million eight hundred and sixty thousand miles. February 1, 1883, be was elected highway commissioner of his town and the is a trustee of the Methodist Episcopal church at Port Gibson. He married (first) in 1878, Anna Hamilton Cooper, of Williamson, New York. who died April ,6. 1896. He married (second) August 21, 1900, his cousin, Isabel Granger, daughter of William Throop, of Palmyra. New York. Children, all by first marriage: 1. Beatrice C. 2. Edgar I-lolling, married (first) December i 1, 1904, E. Roosevelt Gilbert, of Oswego. Kansas; she died October 19, 1905; married (second) January 21, 1911, Lucille A. Pike, of Lapeer. Michigan. 3. Beulah Belle, married, November 19, 1907, Will Lewis Chandler, of Cleveland, Ohio; children: Alfred Throop Chandler, born September 22, 1908; Kennard Throop Chandler. born February 23, 1910.

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