Oswego County's: Guide To Government

Oris Hart

Orris Hart was one of the leading men of the town (New Haven) and ably filled a number of important oflices. He was appointed associate judge of the Common Pleas in 1817 and 1819, surrogate of the county in 1819 and 1845, and sheriff in 1821, and was elected to the latter office in 1822. He was also a justice of the peace in 1817 and 1831 and Member of Assembly in 1827- 28. He built the first ashery in town, of logs in 1816 and in 1823, replaced it with a frame structure. In 1818 he started a distillery just east of New Haven village. He came from Paris Oneida county

History of Oswego County with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches