Biography of George B. Talbot
Winona County, MN Biographies

GEORGE B. TALBOT, farmer, is a brother of the above, and was born in the same place, October 15, 1846. He came with his parents to Dubuque county, Iowa, in 1852, and thence to St. Charles in the spring of 1855. He received no schooling till he was fifteen years old, after which he attended six winter terms of three months each, being one of the first pupils in the log schoolhouse which stood near his father's farm. He assisted his father till of age, and afterward tilled the land in partnership with an elder brother. In 1874 the property was divided between the two brothers, George taking 160 acres on Sec. 26, on which he has since resided. A part of his present residence was that year erected, and a part in 1882. He now has 240 acres of land, of which forty on Sec. 27 is timbered; he has a handsome farm and dwelling, and is prepared to enjoy life. He was married March 11, 1874, to Mary A., relict of G. W. Gibbs, daughter of Robert and Hannah Whitting; she was born in Somersetshire, August 20, 1841. Mr. and Mrs. Talbot are supporters of and sttendants on religious services. Re is a republican. Two children have been given to them, as follows: Hannah A., April 11, 1877; Ada M., May 30, 1879.

The History of Winona County
Together with Biographical Matter, Statistics, Etc.
BY: A. T. Andreas
H. H. Hill and Company, Publishers
Chicago 1883.


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