Biography of George Farnworth

George Farnsworth, son of Joseph, born in Scipio, Cayuga County, N. Y., 1815, was brought up on the farm He married Anna Lounsbury, of Scipio, and they had children as follows: Maribath, who married Orville Adams, whose son George resides in Cayuga County (Mrs. Adams died 1889); Laura, who married George Preston, of Fowlerville, Mich.; James, who died in Michigan; Wealthy, who married Alonzo Gilbert, and died in Steuben County; and Philip, who was born in Springwater, N Y., August 17, 1833, raised a farmer, and married, in 1855, Saraette, daughter of Frederick and Elizabeth (McMann) Westbrook. They lived several years at Springwater, and came to Alabama in the fall of 1864, buying the farm he now occupies. They had three children Frank W., born 1859; Elizabeth, born 1862. who married William Spading, of Alabama; and George, born 1872. Mr. Farnsworth owns and occupies the homestead where he first settled, near the railroad station, on road 53.

FROM: Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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