Biography of George H. Morley
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Morley, George H., Ogdensburg, was born in Canada, May 13, 1843, of English parentage. His parents moved into St. Lawrence county when he was fifteen years of age, where he learned the stone mason's trade. In 1861 he enlisted in the 92d N. Y. Vols and served eleven months, participating in the battle of Fair Oaks, besides several skirmishes. He was mustered out at Washington. His brother was killed at Detroit during this period at the blowing up of the Brooklyn. Mr. Morley returned to Ogdensburg and has since followed bricklaying, contracting, etc. He has built some of the most important buildings and brick work here, among others, the marble front of Ashley's hardware store, Hill's bakery, Rodie's engine house, West Side hose house and many others. He married in 1867, Miss Marcean, and they have four children living: James Edward, Ada Matilda, Emmet Roscoe and William Frederick.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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