Oswego County's: Guide To Government

Azariah Wart

Azariah Wart was born in Boylston, March 4, 1822, the fifth child of John and Rachel Wart, pioneers of that town. Mr. Wart tried his first case in a Justice's court at the age of twenty one and from then until 1853 his services as a counselor and advocate were frequently sought. In that year, he left the farm and began the study of law, being admitted in 1859. He settled in Sandy Creek, where he has since resided, having retired from active life a few years ago. He was supervisor in 1851, 1852 1854 and 1856, and in 1853 was elected to the Assembly. For several years, he served as clerk and attorney of the Board of Supervisors. He was married twice and had seven children of whom a son, is postmaster at Sandy Creek.
*Landmarks of Oswego County 1895*