Benjamin C. Brundage was born in Sussex county, NJ, in 1820.  At the age of four he moved with his father’s family to Bath , Steuben county,  and in 1830 to Greenwood , Steuben county;  in 1846 he went to Hornellsville and read law with Reynolds & Brundage, and was admitted to the bar in 1848.  In 1849 he came to Andover , where he has since been engaged in the practice of his profession.  He has served eight years as justice of the peace and ten years as notary public.  (History of Allegany County,NY-1879-F.W.Beers & Co.)