Biography of Charles Still
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Still, Charles. - The late George Still was born in Brandon, Vt., in 1820; he was educated in the schools of his day, and was a manufacturer of bedsteads and carried on the painting business. In 1844 he marred Elizabeth Spotten of Lausingburgh, and a daughter of one of the old settlers, by whom six children have been born: Anna, George, Charles, Edward, Josiah and William. Mr. Still died in 1894 and his widow survives at this date. His father, Pember Still, was born in Hinsdale, N. H. He married Eliza Pratt, by whom he had eight children. He died in 1856 and his wife died in 1869. Mrs. Still's father, William Spotten, was born in Lansingburgh about 1782, and August 6, 1814, he married Betsey Gilliespie of this place, who bore him six children: Andrew, Sally, Josiah, Thomas, Elizabeth and Charles, all of whom are now dead with the exception of Elizabeth. Mr. Spotten died about 1836 and his widow died about 1876. He was a soldier in the war of 1812, and Andrew Gilliespie was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. George is a member of the Masonic order. The ancestry of the family is English, Scotch and Dutch.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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