+ 6 v JOHN HENRY COMSTOCK born 25 Feb 1819 at Albany - the Jefferson County Pioneer: his family details are given below7 vi ALEXANDER CROMWELL COMSTOCK born 21 June 1822 at Albany. He married ANNA STEWART in 1858. He lived for a short period of time at Philadelphia, NY. 8 vii CAROLINE COMSTOCK born 12 Jan 1826 at Albany and died in 1911. (Her tombstone gives a date of birth as born 1831). She married JUSTIN LAWYER of Coldwater, Branch Co., MI. He was born 1824 and died in 1894. Justin served as the mayor of Coldwater in 1864 and 1865. His business was called Lawyer and Youngs, a partnership that involved banking, real estate and insurance. In a short biography of Justin Lawyer, mention is made of his "eccentric wife" who admitted no one to their palatial home and rarely came out herself unless it was absolutely necessary. All of her affairs were conducted by telephone. Both Caroline and Justin are buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Coldwater, MI. 9 viii ANDREW COMSTOCK born 4 April 1830 at Albany, NY and died young.
10 ix MARY FRANCES COMSTOCK was born March 1844 on the "homestead". She married 23 Sept. 1874 WILLIAM B. MART of Saratoga NY.+ 11 x ANDREW C. COMSTOCK was born 16 May 1847 and died 1933 at Philadelphia, NY. He married MARY M. MELROSE on 29 March 1871. She was born in 1850, the daughter of ROBERT and MARY (SCOTT)MELROSE. Mary died in 1914. Andrew and Mary are buried in the Sandy Hollow Cemetery at Philadelphia, NY. + 12 xi EARL L. COMSTOCK born 8 August 1854 and died 11 May 1892. 13 xii NELLIE ELLEN COMSTOCK born___ died___ married S. C. KIRKBRIDE, probable son of Robert C. Kirkbride of Philadelphia, NY on 20 April 1882 at Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY
11. ANDREW C. COMSTOCK was born 16 May 1847 and died 1933 at Philadelphia, NY. He was a clerk in various businesses early in life and later operated a grist mill and saw mill. In 1876 he was in the hardware business and served in various public offices. In 1887-88 he served as an elected member of the New York Assembly. He was an initial investor in 1890 of the Indian River Chair Co., which employed about 75 people; the company produced a variety of chairs, including rocking chairs. The factory was created from a remodeled sawmill, and the chair factory burned down in 1897. Andrew was also the Supervisor and Manager of the first Philadelphia Water Works.He married on 29 March 1871 MARY M. MELROSE who was born in 1850, the daughter of ROBERT and MARY (SCOTT)MELROSE. Mary died in 1914. Andrew and Mary are buried in the Sandy Hollow Cemetery at Philadelphia, NY. Children of ANDREW and MARY M. (MELROSE) COMSTOCK:
14 i EDDIE M. COMSTOCK born 1873, died 1875
15 ii HARRY M. COMSTOCK born 23 Dec. 1878
16 iii GRACE M. COMSTOCK born 8 July 1883
17 iv JOHN M. COMSTOCKborn 8 Sept. 1885.
Children of EARL and JENNIE (THOMSON) COMSTOCK:18 i FANNY COMSTOCK born 8 Feb 1880 19 ii ANNA COMSTOCK born 30 Dec 1882 20 iii LEWIS E. COMSTOCK. born 26 Dec 1887
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