Biography of Francis George
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

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George, Francis, was born near East Galway, Saratoga county, N. Y., May 17, 1818, a son of Thomas and Abigail (Wyley) George. Thomas George came from Maine in an early day, served in the war of 1812, and was a singing master and dressed and colored cloth. The parents of Abigail Wyley George came from Stonington, Conn., after the Revolution. Thomas George and wife had two children, Francis only surviving. The latter was educated in the common schools and has been quite a student and reader. He has made his own property and has bought and sold land. He owns a farm of twenty acres where he has lived for twenty-two years. He spent thirty-five years of his life in Glenville, Schenectady county. He has never married. He has lived an honest and just life, and regards truth the highest object of his ambition.


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