The Most Valuable And Productive Farms Section - In The Book:
The New Century Atlas Of Cayuga County, New York - 1904 - Page 121

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LEDYARD, NY

JOHN W. HAZARD

2nd FARM ON PAGE 121

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LOCUST LAWN, John W. Hazard. Postoffice address, Poplar Ridge. Contains one hundred and twenty-eight acres, on the State Road from Aurora to Moravia, on Lot 58, one-half mile west of Poplar Ridge, within five miles of Aurora, and within fifteen miles of Auburn. Its specialty is dairying, its milk being taken to the Poplar Ridge Elgin Creamery. The soil is adapted to the raising of general products, the land being all tillable. This farm contains the latest improvements in the way of machinery. The modern residence is one of the finest in the town and its outbuildings and tenant house are in excellent repair, the view is most picturesque, overlooking the country for many miles. Mr. Hazard takes great interest in a collection of relics and photographs, having traveled extensively throughout the Western section of the United States. The previous owner of this farm was William R. Hazard, father of John Hazard, who resided here until 1884, when it came into possession of the present owner. John W. Hazard is a native of Rhode Island, born in 1830, came to Cayuga County in 1857. He was married to Miss Adelia Hoag of Vermont, in 1857; she died in 1866; in 1870 he was married to Miss Sarah E, Raymond, of Poplar Ridge, who died in 1899, and in 1901 he married Miss Martha E. Cook. The water supply is from wells located at the residence and barns, and a small creek crossing the northeast portion of the farm; and there are fifteen acres of timber.

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