Biography of George Van Vieck
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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Van Vieck, George, was born in the town of Antwerp, Jefferson county, N. Y., March 2, 1835. He was engaged in farming until he was nineteen years of age, when he learned the marble trade in the establishment of Mr. E. S. Stockwell of Theresa. After an apprenticeship of four years he removed to Watertown and entered the services of Foster M. Ferrin, where he remained for fourteen years. In 1872 he embarked in business on his own account in which he has since been successfully engaged. In April, 1861, he enlisted in Co. A, 35th N. Y. Vols., and served his country faithfully for two years. He is a member of the G. A. R. and one of Watertown's leading citizens.

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