Washington County, New York Photo Gallery

Richard Sill Selfridge

Youngest son of Joshua Selfridge & Catharine Taylor of Argyle

b. 1835 in Argyle

d. 1925 in Poughkeepsie, NY

bur: Greenwich Cemetery

m. Augusta L. Richmond of MA, in Galesville, NY (now Middle Falls)
Story: Richard went 'out west' to the gold fields of California in the middle '60's
and evidently came back with enough to keep him and his family well-off
enough to buy and sell several properties and a resort hotel in Lake
George, then put his only surviving son into a prosperous Funeral Home
business in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Photo courtesy Anna B. Selfridge


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