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Jonathan Child
Birth: Jan. 30, 1785
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1860
New York, USA

Jonathan Child was the first Mayor of Rochester, New York, and son-in-law of the city's founder Col. Nathaniel Rochester, marrying his daughter Sophia in 1855. He resigned during his second term as Mayor; he was a strict believer in temperance and resigned rather than be forced to issue liquor licenses. He was a merchant and miller of the "Flour City," an early supporter of the telegraph, and was the first merchant to bring coal to Rochester.  (bio by: Mount Hope NY) 
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  Mary Louisa Child Gibbons (1819 - 1891)*
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Mount Hope Cemetery
Monroe County
New York, USA
Plot: Section R, Lot 10 (Rochester Hill)
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Record added: Jun 27, 2003
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