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Choate, Isaac W - Erie County

ISAAC W. CHOATE came from Massachusetts to Erie County about 1810. He was accompanied by David and Eli Choate, his, brothers, and their two sisters. The same year he settled at Hunt's Corners, in the town of Clarence, David and Eli settling on farms in the town of Lancaster, near Clarence Hollow. Later Isaac W. Choate bought a large flouring mill in Rochester, N. Y., afterward selling this mill and building another at Castile, N. Y. Subsequently he removed to Clarence Hollow, Erie County, where he bought a farm, and lived till his death in 1852. Isaac W. Choate married Mehitabel Blanchard of Pawnal, Vt. The Blanchard’s were a prominent New England family. Mr. Choate was one of the leading Masons of Erie County, holding very high rank in the order.

SOURCE: Memorial and Family History of Erie County New York; Volume I