Biography of George Platt
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GEORGE PLATT, son of Neherniah Platt, was born March 17, 1834, in the village of Nichols. He was educated at the public schools in Nichols. He left school upon the death of his father at the age of seventeen years and worked the old farm for his mother. He remained there until at the age of twenty two he went to Lynn county, Iowa, and engaged for four years in farming. He returned east and went to Rattlesnake Run, Clinton county, Pa., where for eight years he was engaged in the lumber business. In 1871 he came to Owego, where he has since resided. On March 13, 1856, he was married to Sabina Hill, a daughter of Oren H. Hill, of the town of Tioga. She was born January 23, 1837. Mrs. Platt attended the academy in Owego, later studied medicine, and became a noted specialist in the treatment of cancers. Her life ended in Owego, October 4, 1896. Mr. and Mrs. Platt had one child, Hattie Louise, born October 26, 1864. She was married in December, 1886, to Edward Darrow, of Owego, and has one child, William Henry Darrow. Mr. Platt is a member of Owego Lodge, No. 54, Knights of Honor.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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