Biography of George R. Timmerman
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Timmerman, George R., was born in Shelby Center, June 23, 1849. He learned the trade of milling in his native place and followed it nine years, when he took up farming in Erie county for four years, and then went to Alpena, Mich., and engaged in the lumber business. In 1883 he came to Medina and was with Mr. Hoag in the milling business up to 1893, when the partnership of Blood & Timmerman was formed. Mr. Timmerman is an Odd Fellow and an active member of the County Democratic Committee. In 1871 he married May Reynolds. His father was John W. Timmerman, who was of Mohawk Dutch descent, and his mother, Mary Underhill, was of Long Island Yankee descent. His grandfather Timmerman's name was Daniel and he had four brothers, Joseph, Christopher, David and John, all early settlers of the town of Shelby, Orleans county, N. Y., all farmers, and John, a Methodist minister.

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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