Biography of George W. Storms
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Storms, George W., is a son of George Storms, who was born June 6, 1800, near Johnstown, a son of David Storms. George came to Bergen in 1818, and the same year moved to Clarendon and bought out a man by the name of Parker, later took up eighty acres a little northeast, and in 1824 built the house now occupied by his daughter, Mrs. Emily Wetherbee. In 1826 he took up forty acres more, and built the house on the opposite side of the road, and here spent the remainder of his life, dying in 1879. In politics he was a Whig, and later a Republican, and was one of the prominent men of his town. His wife was Eliza Stearns, and their children were: Willard, who married Temperance North, and resides in Holley; Sophronia, who married Daniel W. Mitchel; Emily. who married Charles Wetherbee; Ellen, who married Horace Green; and George W., who, with the exception of a year spent west, has always resided in Clarendon. He is a farmer, and for many years dealt in agricultural implements. He has been a member of Holley Baptist church for over thirty years. In 1852 he married Phoebe Humphrey, of Clarendon.

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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