Biography of Charles G. Lake
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Lake, Charles G. - His grandfather was Robert Lake, who died at sixty years of age. Israel Lake, father of Charles G., was born in Hector, Schuyler county, N.Y., in 1818, and died at seventy three years of age. He has always followed farming, and was a member of Big Creek Grange No. 324. He married first Clarissa White, by whom he had these children: Martin (deceased), Mary, Martha, Miranda, Maria, Estella, Hubbard M., and Melvin. He married second Christian N., daughter of John Wanner, of the town of Sparta, and had one son, Charles G., who attended school at Hornellsville, after which he engaged in farming, and now owns a farm of ninety one acres on Big Creek. He is a member of Big Creek Grange No. 324. His mother's first husband was William Magee, and with this union there were six children: Worden, born June 15, 1851; Sheldon, born July 11, 1852, who was killed by a train at Groveland, November 1, 1890; Frank, born October 17, 1853, and died at Stockton, Cal.; Sarah, born June 26, 1856; Maggie, born June 28, 1860; and Idell, born June 12, 1862. Mr. Magee was a soldier in the late Rebellion, enlisted in the 161st N. Y. Vols., Co. C, and died at Baton Rouge, La., June 1, 1863.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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