William M. Ware (1840 – )

”Ware, William M., a veteran of the Rebellion, was born in Danville, Pa., March 22, 1840. He enlisted September 10, 1862, in Company I, One Hundred and Forty-first Infantry New York Volunteers. He was promoted duty and orderly-sergeant and second lieutenant and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. Mr. Ware has resided in Chemung County for thirty years. April 6, 1866, he married Mary Fowler, and they had seven children, five of whom are living: William D., Albert R., Chauncy B., Edith M., and Jessie K. For his second wife he married Anna H. Fowler. Mr. Ware is proprietor of the palace bath rooms in the Robinson block on Lake street, Elmira. Albert R., his son, acts as manager and Chauncy B., another son, has charge of the office.

Source:  Our County and Its People: A History of the Valley and County of Chemung, by Ausburn Towner, D. Mason & Co., Publisher, Syracuse New York, 1892, page 134

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