b. September 10, 1799 in Tioga County, New York, d. July 31, 1876, Sec.
OG-09. In May 1831 Jonathan Pixley with his family emigrated from New
York State to Michigan Territory via the Erie Canal. He settled in Avon
Township and raised a family of 13 children. The seventh generation of
Pixleys now resides in Rochester.