Note: From "Debrett's Presidents of the United States of America,": [Nathaniel Fillmore's} second son, also named Nathaniel, farmed at sundry places in New York State and was a civil magistrate. His first wife, Phoebe, was the daughter of Dr. Abiathar Millard, of Bennington, Vermont, and Millard [President] , the eldest of their six sons, was born in a log cabin at Locks (now Summerhill) in Cayuga County, New York, on 7 January 1800. From Degregorio's "The Complete Book of US Presidents": Weary of trying to coax crops from the rocky soil near Bennington, Vermont, Nathaniel Fillmore succumbed to the sales pitch of a land speculator who in 1799 sold him title--a faulty title--to a patch of wilderness in Cayuga County, New York. He cleared the land, raised a crude cabin, and set out his seeds, only to find out that crops fared little better in the dense clay of central New York than in stony Vermont. When the flaws in his title were exposed, he lost the property and took his family north to present-day Niles, near Lake Skaneateles, one of the Finger Lakes. Here he struggled as a tenant farmer for 17 years before moving southwest to Montville. In 1821 he continued west, settling at Aurora, near Buffalo. He was the first father of a president to visit his son in the White House. He died at age 92. From "Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America": Nathaniel Fillmore, farmer, moved from Bennington, Vermont to Locke (now Summerhill), Cayuga County, New York ca 1798, b at Bennington 19 April 1771, m 1st ca 1795, Phoebe (b at Pittsfield, Mass 1778; d at Locke 2 May 1831), dau of Abiather Millard, by his wife Hannah Eddy, and had, with other issue, an eldest son Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States.
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