Biography of George H. Yadean
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Yadean, George H., born in North Greenbush, N. Y., August 23, 1844, is the son of Moses and Emily (Barringer) Yadeau, he born in St. Lynn, Canada, and she born in North Greenbush, N. Y. He came to North Greenbush when a young man where he died soon after coming there and his widow has since resided with George H. George H. was reared on a farm and educated in Wynantskill, N. Y., and has followed farming in North Greenbush and Schodack, and then in Kinderhook about three years and then again to Schodack and in 1872 came to Nassau and located near where he resides. In 1894 he bought the John W. Pitt farm where he now lives and makes a specialty of small fruit. He owns 156 acres of land. He has been a collector three years and supervisor five years. He was married March 25, 1866, to Mary Morris, daughter of William H. and Harriet Straight, both born in Nassau, he a son of S. Danas Morris, one of the first settlers of Nassau, and built one of the first houses in the village. The maternal grandfather of Mrs. Straight was Shadrich Straight, an early settler of Stephentown. To Mr. and Mrs. Yadeau were born four children: Adella (deceased), Alta, Will, and Jennie (deceased). Mr. Yadeau enlisted January 9, 1864, in Co. H, 169th N. Y. Vols., and served until the close of the war. He was turnkey under Sheriff Harrington thirteen months and has always held the chairmanship of prominent committees and the Board of Supervisors. Mr. Yadeau is a member of Schodack Union Lodge No. 87, F. & A. M.

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


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