Thomas, Peleg

Peleg Thomas, a native of Petersburg, Rensselaer county, was born in 1831, and came to Alfred in 1846.  His marriage with Miss Harriet Clair, of Alfred, occurred in 1855.  Mr. Thomas is one of the present assessors of the town and has held the office during the past nine years.  He is a farmer, and owns two hundred and fifty-three acres of land.