Biography of George W. Hawley
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Hawley, George W., Lawrence, was born in Calais, Me., April 3, 1859, a son of George and Carrie (Hill) Hawley, the latter dating her lineage back to one of the passengers of the Mayflower. Mr. and Mrs. Hawley had four children. They came to Hamilton county in 1871, and later to St. Regis Falls, where they now reside. The grandfather of our subject, John Hawley, was a native of England, who settled in Nova Scotia, where he died. George W. Hawley was reared in Lawrence, his father being a contractor. At the age of twelve he came to Hamilton county, and then to St. Lawrence county, St. Regis Falls. In 1880 he came to this town and purchased thirty acres, to which he has added 140 acres, making 170 in all. He keeps a large dairy, a number of horses, and has a sugar bush of 800 trees. In 1881 he married Sarah M. Stewart, a native of Canada, and daughter of William and Maria (Howell) Stewart, early settlers of Canada, where the father died, his widow residing with her daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Hawley have had four children: Carrie M., William G., and Jennie He is a Democrat, and a member of the St. Lawrence County Lodge, No. 619, I. O. O. F.

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