======================================= Source: HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880 =======================================
Hon. BYRON HEALY, county judge, is a son of Joshua and Lucy Healy, natives of Vermont, who settled at an early period in Dansville, Steuben Co., NY, when nothing but a vast forest surrounded their home, and came to Warsaw, Wyoming Co., NY. Jan. 10th, 1830, Byron Healy was born, and, save for the time spent in school, remained with his parents until he attained his majority. He was educated in the common schols, and spent a short time in the National Law School at Ballston Springs, Saratoga Co., NY, from which he graduated in 1853, with the degree of LL.B. He was admitted to the bar in 1852, and in the fall of 1853 began the practice of law at Arcade, NY , where he remained until October, 1857, when he came to Warsaw, Wyoming Co., NY and formed a partnership with H.L. Comstock, then county judge, which existed until 1866. Mr. Healy was a member of Assembly in 1863 and 1864. In the former year he was chairman of the committee on railroads and was a member of the judiciary committee. In 1864 he was chairman of the committee on insurance and a member of the ways and means committee. In the fall of 1865 he was elected district attorney and served one term. In 1867 he was elected county judge, and re-elected in 1871 and 1877. He was married April 8th, 1868, to Mary C., daughter of Timothy H. and Julia Buxton, of Warsaw, NY. They have two children, I. May Healy born May 12th, 1869 and Maud Healy, June 12th, 1873.