Biography of George W. Hughes
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

D-Saratoga and Kay-ad-ros-se-ra

-------------------------------------------



Hughes, George W., was born in Albany, N. Y., July 17, 1843, a son of Thomas and Ann (Lee) Hughes, who came from Greenbush to Providence about 1866, and both died in Gaiway, he in 1898 and she in 1880. George W. was reared in Greenbush and there educated and is a farther and lumberman. In 1876 he married Emma M. Sweet, daughter of Hiram Sweet, one of the early settlers of Gaiway and who died in 1890 on the farm now owned by George W. They have two children: Libbie E., educated in the common schools, a teacher in Galway, and Lee W. In politics Mr. Hughes is a Republican and has been overseer of the poor, commissioner six years, and was nominated for supervisor in 1898. He is a member of Gaiway Lodge No. 453, I. O. O. F. Mr. Hughes is a brother of Rev. Dr. W. H. Hughes of Mechanicville, formerly of Saratoga Springs; also a brother of James T., general manager of the Brodalbin creamery. Mr. Hughes is a stockholder and one of the directors of the Brodalbin creamery, and at present largely in the fruit business. His place is known as the "Maple Avenue Fruit Farm."


Return to [Saratoga County Bio's ] [ Saratoga County History ] [ Online Biographies ]


.Blind Counter

All pages copyright 2009. All items on this site are copyrighted by their author(s). These pages may be linked to but not used on another web site. Anyone may copy and use the information provided here freely for personal use only. Privacy Policy