Last Name: Weed
First Name : Thurlow
Subject's State: NY
Subject's Country: United States
Type** : PRT
Comments: Thurlow Weed (Nee: ) | NY United States | 1851-1900 | Comments: This portrait of Mr. Thurlow Weed appears on page 253 of Moore's Rural New Yorker, vol.XXXIII, no.16, whole number 1368, Saturday, 15 April 1876. There is a brief biographical sketch of him on page 252 of that volume. See that reference for more details.
He was born in Catskill, NY on the Hudson in November 1797. As a boy he worked as a cabin boy on a river sloop on the Hudson River. Shortly after 1807 he moved to Syracuse to learn the printing business. Later he moved to Chenango County and commenced publication of a newspaper there. About 1824 he moved to Rochester, NY. In 1830 he moved to Albany to be an editor of the Albany Evening Journal, he remained there for 32 years. He was very involved in political affairs. That is all the information I have on him.
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