Biography of George A. Farrall





Farrall, George A., was born in the town of Hamlin, N. Y., November 4, 1856, son of Dennis Farrall, who was a native of Canada and came to the United States in 1845, settling in Brockport, where he married Harriet, daughter of Philemon Allen, and through life was engaged in farming; he died in 1865. George A. Farrall was educated in Brockport Normal School, afterward teaching for eight years; he was also engaged in contracting and building in Monroe county. In 1882 he came to Corfu, Genesee county, and taught school for two years, and in 1884 entered the employ of the Johnston Harvester Company, and is now general superintendent of the extensive works of that company, and consequently has under him fully 700 men. He is a very capable and tremendously energetic man. He is actively connected with the Baptist church. In 1883 he married Amanda, daughter of Charles Davis; they have six children: Hattie, Jessie, Bertrice, Hortensia, Ruth and Byron. Mr. Farrall takes an active interest in educational and religious institutions.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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