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Wadsworth, James, 1768-1844



  • Existence: 1768 - 1844

James Wadsworth (April 20, 1768 Durham, Connecticut – June 7, 1844 Geneseo, New York) was an influential and prominent 18th and 19th century pioneer, educator, land speculator, agriculturalist, businessman, and community leader of the early Genesee Valley settlements in Western New York State. He was the patriarch of the prominent Genesee Valley Wadsworths.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James S. Wadsworth letter

Webster Mss 843412
Identifier: Mss 843412
Overview In English.

James Wadsworth to D. McClure, 1814-10-17

McClure MS-1311: David McClure papers
 Folder: 814567, Box: 5
Scope and Contents Two page letter from James Wadsworth in Genesee to D. McClure with a letter from Mr. Bassett of Hebron in regard to his settling as minister in Genesee. The state of Connecticut owns a valuable property in that town.