Biography of George B. Richards
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Richards, George B. - Below we give a brief contour of the life of George B. Richards, who for many years has been successfully engaged in dairy farming in the town of Pamelia, Jefferson county, N. Y. He is a son of Frank and Rachel (Burnett) Richards, who were of Irish descent, and were among the first families of Brockville, Ont., where the subject of this notice was born, June 23, 1851. His education was obtained in the public schools of his native town. At the age of twenty he removed to Jefferson county, N. Y., and settled on a farm in the town of Pamelia, where he has since been engaged in dairy farming. July 29, 1880, he married Mary A., daughter of Simeon and Mary A. (Waterman) Bush. Mr. Richards is a prominent member of Watertown Grange, No. 7, and is highly esteemed by all who know him.

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