NORTHERN NEW YORK
Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people
in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910.
Transcribed by Coralynn Brown
John De Vinne was born in county Antrim, near Belfast, Ireland, and died in Ireland. He married ____ McFall, and has a son, Francis Henry, mentioned below.
(II) Francis Henry, son of John De Vinne, was born in county Antrim, Ireland in 1828, died in Ogdensburg, New York, 1894. He came to America in 1847, and settled first in Quebec. He was living there at the time of the epidemic, when twelve thousand persons perished from ship fever at Grosse Isle, near Quebec. He removed to Ogdensburg and was employed on the river until 1860. During the civil war he was in business in Odgensburg, and later followed farming.
He married Mary, born in Ogdensburg Jan., 1829, died 1885, daughter of Patrick and Mary Delaney, native of Ireland.
John F., merchant in Ogdensburg.
Frank P., mentioned below.
(III) Frank P., son of Francis Henry DeVinne, was born in 1867. He was educated in the public schools of Ogdensburg. He was first employed in newpaper work at the early age of ten years; wsa employed as a reporter on several papers in Virginia, New Jersey and New York, for a number of years. In 1900 he established the Mirror in Ogdensburg, of which he is the editor and publisher. In 1907-09 he published a city directory of Ogdensburg.
He married, 1906, Mary E. Meagan, of Malone, N.Y., daughter of Bernard and Mary Meagan.
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