WILLIAM BURNSIDE HEMSTROUGHT
1890-
 
 
William B. Hemstrought
 
 
William B. Hemstrought
Collection of Andrew Hemstrought, 1-26-11
 

 
 
ONLINE RESOURCES
Using the Google search engine on "William B. Hemstrought", (1-26-11), you will find four links, three of which report on his airmail flight. The one cited below, which I had to recover from the Archive.org website, is the most informative of all.
 

 
 
Early Aviation in Broome County, New York
Copyright 2004 William L. Camp. All Rights Reserved.
     This page, offers a fascinating story of the development of aviation in Broome County, New York, It includes a comprehensive review of the role which James J. Ward played in the early days. You can find his story which begins in the section entitled "The Great Race." If time permits, I think you will want to read the whole story which includes multiple references to other familiar, and some unfamiliar, pioneers such as W. E. Johnson, Cromwell Dixon, Lincoln Beachey, Charles K. Hamilton, C. C. Witmer, William R. Hemstrought, Earl V. Fritz, George L. Newberry, Robert Fowler, Calbraith P. Rodgers,
 

 
 
William B. Hemstrought
 
 
William B. Hemstrought
Collection of Andrew Hemstrought, 1-26-11
 

 
 
THE WAVERLY FREE PRESS AND TIOGA COUNTY RECORD, FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1907.

Tioga County Record,

Vol. XXXWI, No. 25. Whole No. 1902.

OWEGO LOCAL NEWS.


O B I T U A R Y

Aimer E. Hemstrought.

Aimer E. Hemstrought died at his home, one-half mile west of Campville, N. Y., Thursday, Aug. 15, 1907, aged 44 years. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hemstrought, and resided on the farm with his parents. He also leaves one brother, William B. Hemstrought of Campville. Funeral Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the residence. Rev. C. M. Bartholomew of thie village is expected to-ofBciate. Burial in Evergreen cemetry.
 

 
 
 
 
I have no information as to the date of William's death.
 

 
 
Editor's Note:
If you have any more information on this pioneer aviator
please contact me.
E-mail to Ralph Cooper
 

 
 
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