Biography of George A. Russell

Russell, George A., p. o. East Pembroke, N. Y., was born in his present home near East Pembroke, April 11, 1848, and was educated in the district schools and East Pembroke Seminary. He has had a variety of occupations-farmer, miller and saw mill interests. On May 2, 1888, he married Emma L. Garrett of Albion, N. Y.; they have two children: Irving G. and Doris A. Mr. Russell's father, Samuel R. Russell. was born in Cooperstown, N. Y., November 28, 1801, and came to this part of the State when a young man. He was educated in the schools of his day and was a farmer and paper manufacturer. He married Ann F. Strickland of Newstead, N. Y.; they had five children: Sylvester S., Helen L., Susan M., Augusta A. and George A. Mr. Russell died in 1883 and his wife the same year. Mrs. Russells father, Joseph Garrett, was born in Canada, February 21, 1826. He married Mary Tyrell, formerly of Vermont; they had eleven children: Mary, Adelbert, Franklin, Lucy A., Emma L., Adelaide, Elizabeth, David, Augusta, Jessie and Alfred. Father and mother are both living at this date, 189S. The family attend the Episcopal church. In his political choice Mr. Russell is a 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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