The Most Valuable And Productive Farms Section - In The Book:
The New Century Atlas Of Cayuga County, New York - 1904 - Page 120

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LEDYARD, NY

GEORGE W. COLLINS

8th FARM ON PAGE 120

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LIVING SPRING FARM, George W. Collins, postoffice address, Aurora, R. F. D., No. 29, contains one hundred and four acres, located on the Sherwood and Aurora road, fourteen miles north of Auburn. The chief resources are hay, grain and dairy of fifteen cows and a variety of poultry, white leghorns and ducks being a specialty. The buildings are in good condition and there is a silo with a capacity of eighty tons. The supply of water, which is adequate for the farm's needs, is pumped to the building by a windmill attachment. There are two hundred and fifty sugar maples for which this farm is noted. The previous owner was Thomas Collins, who resided on the farm until his death in 1885, when it came into the possession of the present owner. George W. Collins is a native of Cayuga County , born in 1849, married Miss Elsa Morrison in 1884; she died in 1888, leaving two children, a son and daughter. Mr. Collins married again Miss Phoebe Hill, of Cayuga County in 1890. Mr. Collins is one of the progressive farmers of the town.

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