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Nathaniel Rochester

Col. Nathaniel Rochester was born in Westmoreland Co., Virginia in 1752, but raised in North Carolina. He was in business in Hagerstown, Maryland from 1783 to 1810. He first visited "Genesee Country" in about 1800. In 1810 he moved from Hagerstown to Dansville, New York, and in 1818 to Rochesterville. He died in Rochester, New York in 1831.

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