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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
EDGAR KYER

  Edgar Kyer
Edgar KyereDGER KYER was born in Winchester, January 3rd, 1866, and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kyer. He married Eliza Kyer, by whom he had five sons and four daughters. He is a Presbyterian and a Conservative.
       His farm, which consists of 120 acres, is stocked with 30 cattle, from which Mr. Kyer sends, daily, 400 pounds of milk to the Mays Fancy Cheese Factory. He also produces 700 bushels grain, 60 tons hay, 400 bushels potatoes, 100 bushels vegetables yearly, and has 7 acres corn and 1 1/2 acres fruit. Mr. Kyer also has a sugar bush on his farm from which he makes 75 gallons syrup each year.
       He is an exhibitor of both stock and vegetables at the Cornwall Fair, and a prize winner. He has been a patron of the Cheese Board for twenty-one years and has spent his life farming.
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FREDERICK LOWELL
  Frederick Lowell
Frederick LowellfREDERICK LOWELL was born at Brasier, St. Lawrence County, July 18th, 1853. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Lowell and is unmarried. In religion he is a Methodist and in politics a Conservative. His farm of 135 acres is located South 1/2 Lots 9 and 10, Fourth Concession, Cornwall Township. The Stock consists of 30 cattle, including a pure-bred Holstein bull, 3 horses, 20 swine and 100 fowl, and the annual production 700 bushels grain, 50 tons hay, 12 acres corn, 500 bushels potatoes, also some fruit and vegetables for own use. He sends 600 pounds of milk daily to the Mays Fancy Factory.
       He has been a patron of the Cheese Board for twenty-one years, and has spent his life on the farm. He is also quite an extensive horse and cattle buyer.
       His father was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire, while his great grandfather who cut the first tree in Lowell, Mass., gave the city its name. Four of Mr. Lowell's father's brothers served all through the civil war, and the first vote Mr. Lowell's father ever cast was for William Bradish, one-time governor of the State of New York. He also voted for Abraham Lincoln.
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