Biography of George F. Gilmore
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Gilmore, George F., is a grandson of John Gilmore, who was born in Saratoga, and died in Parma in 1842, aged seventy two. He settled in Parma in 1810. The father of our subject was John, born in Hadley, Saratoga county, April 21, 1800, and died in Carlton, March 9, 1879. The latter married Delina Sutton, a native of Pittsfield, Otsego county, born April 15, 1803, and their childred were: Estel, born April 17, 1825, died March 26, 1879; Berentha E., born March 19, 1827; Julia D., born July 3. 1829; Mary A., born January 21, 1832, died February 13. 1871; John W., born April 23, 1834; George F., born October 30, 1836; Rhoda D., born January 5, 1840, died February 6, 1891; Sarah L., born June 4, 1845, died December 29, 1893. The boyhood of George F. was spent upon the farm, and his education acquired in the public schools. He purchased the homestead farm of eighty acres, which he now owns, in 1877. He was for some time in Michigan, where he occupied the position of foreman in a sawmill at Saginaw, the output of the mill being 125,000 shingles daily, with about thirty men employed. This position he filled for twelve years. Mr. Gilmore is a member of the I. O. O. F., Buena Vista Lodge No. 182, Saginaw, Mich.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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