Biography of George D. Williamson

Williamson George D., was born in Palmyra, N. Y., December 31, 1854, a son of William H. and Ann B. (Cottrell) Williamson. He obtained his education in the public schools, and for fourteen years was engaged in merchandising and as fire insurance agent. In 1887 he removed to Batavia and became a member of the firm of Weeks & Williamson in the furniture and undertaking business. The following year he purchased Mr. Weeks's interest, and is now carrying the leading stock of furniture in Batavia; and in the undertaking branch of his business he employs modern scientific methods in caring for the dead. Mr. Williamson may be recorded as a first class citizen, who is an interested and active participant in school, church and Y. M. C. A. affairs. He is a Mason, a member of the Blue Lodge, Chapter and Commandery, and also is a member of the Odd Fellows and Maccabees. In 1879 Mr. Williamson was married to Emma E., daughter of C. W. Hine; they have one daughter, Mae A., and one son, Roy H.

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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