Attwood, Freeman; boot, shoe and leather merchant, was born November 7th, 1798, in Massachusetts, as we are informed by his son Freeman B. Atwood, and removed from Boston to Granger in 1833.  He was once justice of sessions, and also served as justice of the peace.  He died September 7th, 1869.

(From: History of Allegany County, N.Y., 1806 - 1879, F. W. Beers & Company)