Biography of George W. Weatherby
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Weatherby, George W., was born in Stephentown, February 13, 1808, and died in December, 1885. He was a son of Uriah and Betsey (Coleman) Weatherby. Mr. Weatherby came from the North of England. when a young man and settled in Stephentown where he married Betsey Coleman. He engaged in farming and here lived. and. died. George Weatherby was reared on a farm. He learned the carpenter trade and engaged in and ran the turning business for about forty five years at Stephentown Center. He was for years deacon of the Baptist church at Stephentown Center. August 29, 1830, Mr. Weatherby married Zillah U. Town; she was born in Nassau December 17, 1810, and still resides at the Center. Her parents, John and Lois (Willard) Town, were natives of Rhode Island, whence they emigrated to Nassau about 1800. He died at Glenville December 17, 1844, an.d she died at Dunham Hollow, November 20, 1842. Mr. Town was a shoemaker by trade. To Mr. and Mrs. Weatherby were born two children: Nancy, who died. in 1848 at the age of five years and. six months; Martha, married William H. Brown, who was a turner at the Center. Mr. Brown died January 1, 1885. Mrs. Brown, with her adopted daughter, Addie U. Brown, reside with Mrs. Weatherby.

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


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