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Judith Sawyer Dell, the daughter of Percival and Doris Sawyer and known to her community as “Judy,” grew up in Camden, Maine. She attended the University of Maine with a focus on journalism, where she met her future husband, Joe, a Long Island…

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Otsego County was first settled by Euro-Americans in the late 18th century. These families farmed in order to prosper and some of their descendants remain in the same field of work today. Born in 1931 in Middlefield, New York, Leslie Rathbun is a…

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Katherine Miller, who goes by Kate, is a small organic farmer and resident of Sharon Springs, New York. Kate is the proprietor of Weathertop Farm, a small organic herb and produce farm located in Sharon Springs. Using what she grows on her farm, Kate…

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Dr. Ronald E. Bishop is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, New York. Dr. Bishop was born in 1957 in Youngstown, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s at Youngstown State University before moving to West…

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Dr. Ronald E. Bishop ("Ron") is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at SUNY Oneonta in Oneonta, New York. Dr. Bishop was born in 1957 in Youngstown, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s at Youngstown State University before moving to…

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Jay Harrison is a lifelong resident of Otsego County. He grew up in Mt. Vision, a hamlet in Laurens, NY, and moved to Milford, NY as an adult. The Harrisons have been a prominent family in the region of New York since the 1700s. In fact, the hill the…

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Juanita Bass, née Holmes, was born in Bridgewater, New York, on May 19, 1935. She is the daughter of Everett Holmes, who was the first African American to be elected to the position of mayor in New York State. Juanita grew up on a farm; her father…

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Elliot Brodie has lived the majority of his life in the area of Roseboom, NY. Born in the mid-nineteen-twenties, Elliot grew up on a farm and went to school for the duration of the Great Depression. In his adult life he would work as both a trucker…

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Esther (Mathewson) Brooker was born July 16, 1930 in her grandparents’ home near Westford, NY. She grew up the third of six children on a dairy farm of about one hundred acres near Westford. In addition to dairy production, her father also grew…

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Mr. Diamond’s family has been living in the upstate New York area for over 200 years. Mr. Diamond was born in Cooperstown, New York in 1970. He initially grew up on the Diamond farm in Cherry Valley built on the site of the Abraham Roseboom house.…
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