Biography of George W. Winple
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Wimple, George W., was born in Oneida county April 5, 1838, a grandson of John, who was a native of this State, and died at the age of eighty. The father of George N. was Calvin J., who was born in Oneida county and died in Lacona, aged eighty. Calvin married Catherine Remonr of Herkimer, who died aged seventy. Their children were Henry H., James V., Sarah j., Calvin W., Peter, George W., Cornelia T., of whom Sarah and Peter are deceased. George W. was educated in Jefferson and Oswego counties, and September 1, 1861, enlisted in the 10th N. Y. Cavalry (known as the Black Horse), which was disbanded in the spring of 1862. He learned the blacksmith's trade, at which he worked in Illinois for four years. Returning to New York he worked till 1870, then started in business for himself in Lacona, which he has continued till the present time, doing a large business at general blacksmithing and repairing. He is a Mason. In 1867 he married Eunice Ames of Jefferson county, and their children are Calvin J. and Fairy Nell (deceased). Mrs. Wimple died, and September 14, 1893, he married second Helen, daughter of Erastus and Sarah Peck. Calvin J. Wimple resides in Palmyra, where he is employed by the Wayne Building and Loan Association.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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