Biography of Charles B. Lake

Lake, Charles B., p. o. Pembroke, N. Y., was born in Saratoga county, N. Y., October 25, 1832. educated in the common schools, and moved with his parents to Wyoming county and later to Darien, Genesee county, in the spring of 1845, and to Pembroke in 1848. Mr. Lake. conducted a saw mill on his father's farm for ten years. and is now one of the town's thorough farmers; the homestead which he now owns was bought by his father in 1850. January 1, 1862, Mr. Lake married Martha A. Redmau of Pembroke, and through her efficient help and his industry, integrity and sobriety, they made a fine property. Mr. Lake's father, Godfrey Lake, was born in Rhode Island, January 30, 1798, educated in the schools of his day, and was a millwright by trade, and also was a farmer. He married Maria Angle of Saratoga county, N. Y.; they had five children: Erneline, Ira A., Charles B., Sidney A, and Harriet M. He died November 4, 1872, and his wife August 3, 1852. Mrs. Lake's father, David A. Redman, was born November 17, 1799, and was educated in the district schools He married Martha Burrill, a descendant of Lord Burrill of Wales, England; they had thirteen children. Mrs. Lake being the fifth child. Mr. Redman died March 28, 1873, and his wife May 9, 1869. Mr. Lake has been chairman of the Republican Committee, and is a sound Republican.

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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