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Wadsworth, James, 1768-1844

 

Dates

  • 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 1 Collection or Record:

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.