Giles H. Gridley, a native of Tioga county, was born in 1835.  He was married in 1859 to Miss Sylvena Lamphere, of Andover.  They are both members of the Seventh-Day Baptist Church.  Mr. Gridley came to Alfred in 1865 from Andover.  He owns a farm of one hundred and thirty-eight acres.


(1879 “History of Allegany County,NY”- F.W.Beers & Co., 36 Vesey Street, NY,NY)