Biography of George F. Angel
Madison County, NY Biographies





Angel, George F., son of George W. and Mary (Morse) Angel, was born in Little Falls, Herkimer county. N. Y., October 2, 1825. His paternal and maternal grandfathers were both early settlers on the Mohawk River, the former coming from Providence, R. I., and the latter from Windsor county, Vermont. Mr. Angel received a common school education and served an apprenticeship at the carpenter's trade, at which he worked about three years. He then entered the employ of the New York Central and. Hudson River Railroad Company, for which corporation he worked nearly half a century. retiring June 9, 1898. From 1865 until that time Mr. Angel was a road master, first from Utica to Little Falls, then extended to St. Johnsville, and subsequently from Utica to the Dewitt Tunnel. In politics he has been a Democrat; he is a member of Little Falls Lodge, F. & A. M.; Little Falls Chapter, R. A. M.; and Utica Commandery No. 3, K.T. Mr. Angel married first Hannah E. Loomis, daughter of Russell Loomis of Little Falls; six children were born of this union: Willis C., an engineer on the New York Central; Mariam L., wife of Nathan Levy of Utica; Zenas C., an engineer on the New York Central; Henrys., of the New York Custom House; George R., for six years assistant road master under Mr. Angel and now on the Midland; and Margaret, wife of W. H. Jones of Clinton. N. Y. For his second wife he married Miss Mary Shaffer, daughter of George Shaffer of Herkimer, and of this union there is one daughter, Florence Laura Angel.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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