Arnold, R. B., p. o. Whitney's Point, born in Columbia, Chenango county, N. Y., Jan. 4th, 1826, farmer, owns 214 acres, was enrolling officer and deputy marshal of Cortland county, N. Y., during the war, has been highway commissioner of Triangle eight years; wife, Drusilla Sirrine, daughter of John and Betsey (Ross) Sirrine, of Honesdale, Pa., married in 1851, children six, four now living: Edwin D., Emma D., now Mrs. Salma R. Johnson, of Triangle, Devern and Frank J. Parents, Henry and Desire (Ellis) Arnold, natives of Greenwich, Rhode Island.
History of Broome County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885[/caption]