Biography of George Willyoung


Willyoung, George, Lancastor, p. o. Bowmansville, was born in Lancaster in 1844 and is the son of Michael, who with his father, Michael Willyoung, came from Alsace, France, to Lancaster in 1840 and settled near Bowmansville, where the family have since lived. Mr. Willyoung married Lucy M., daughter of Paris Greene, and they live on the homestead where her grandfather, Jacob Greene, settled. Mr. Willyoung has always been a farmer, and since 1876 has also been the collector for the Erie and Niagara Counties Farmers' Insurance Company. He has always taken a keen though quiet interest in all public affairs of the town and is looked upon as one of Lancaster's most substantial citizens.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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