Collister, J. R.; a life-long resident of Granger, was born January 1st, 1834. His wife was formerly Miss Elizabeth Bennett of Granger. They were married May 1st, 1860. His occupation is that of a merchant. He is the present town clerk, and has held that office for twelve years.
(From: History of Allegany County, N.Y., 1806 - 1879, F. W. Beers & Company)