Notes for JEROME HULBERT:
Daughter of Sylvester Morris and Mary "Polly" (Chatteron) Roe.
Born: February 23, 1827 in Unknown.
Died: Unknown in Unknown.
Married: Mary Roe September 4, 1849 in Unknown.
Jerome HULBERT, deceased, was in his lifetime a very prominent and respected citizen of the village of Marathon, and he is still held in the most revered memory as a true Christian gentleman, the records of whose works in his life time should entitle him to the most tender remembrance. Mr. Hulbert was born February 23, 1829, in Truxton, this county, and died in Marathon, December 17, 1884. His parents were Timothy and Mehitabel (Miner) Hulbert, and his grandfather was Timothy Hulbert, Sr., who was born at Pittsfield, Mass., August 12, 1758, and who lived there all his life, dying in that town at an advanced age.
Jerome Hulbert received a common school education, and in accordance with the edict of his father, that all his sons should learn a trade, learned the trade of a harness. maker, but did not follow that occupation very long, except to perfect himself in all its details. About he embarked in the wholesale produce business, and continued in that line of industry until his death. He was eminently successful in all his ventures, and enjoyed the full confidence of the agricultural communities.
Politically, our subject was a pronounced Republican, and deeply interested in the cause of good government, and unalterably opposed to the rule of party bosses, and the consequent corruption of politics. With all the interest manifested by him, - Mr. Hulbert never sought office. He was a very active member of the Presbyterian Church. For many years he was the beloved superintendent of the Sabbath School, and was also president of the Young Men's Christian Association. He was public-spirited, and ready at the first call to engage in any work.