Biography of George C. Valentine
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-Descriptive guide of the battlefield of Saratoga

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Valentine, George C., was born on what is known as the Valentine homestead, which is located in the southeastern part of the town of Charlton, April 30, 1847, a son of Isaac Henry and Euphame (Brown) Valentine, who had seven sons, six now living: Isaac H., Thomas B., Frederic, George C.. William A. and Walter E. - George C. was educated in the common schools of Charlton and when about eight years of age his father died. He then assisted in the work on the farm until he was twentytwo years of age, when he started out in life for himself as a farmer, locating on the old homestead, of which he purchased a part and later purchased the whole farm. In 1895 he sold his farm to John S. Hawley, for the Charlton Industrial Farm School, of which he is one of the directors. In 1879 Mr. Valentine married Mary Elizabeth, daughter of William and Mary Wheeler; they had four children: Clark W. and Frank K. (both deceased), Bessie and George C., jr. Mr. Valentine has been active in town and county affairs, supervisor of the town of Chariton seven years, and is at present (1898) supervisor of the town of Ballston. He was the first master of the Chariton Grange, which was the first lodge of the kind organized in the county. Mr. Valentine is a member of the Episcopal church of Chariton, of which he has been treasurer for twenty one years, also vestryman. He was president of the State Cider and Vinegar Manufacturers' Association for two years. He now resides at Burnt Hills in the town of Ballston.


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