Biography of George O. Williams
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Williams, George O., was born February 25, 1840, on the farm where he now lives. He was educated in the city of Ithaca and finished in the academy at that place under Prof. L. C. Foster, superintendent of schools. At the age of twenty one our subject married Mary E., daughter of Joseph Allen, of the town of Newfield, Mr. Williams is one of the largest farmers in the town of Ithaca, raising hay and grain, but making a specialty of tobacco, and also supplying a large number of people in Ithaca with sweet cream, the product being about forty quarts per day. In politics he is a Republican. The father of our subject was born on the same farm where he now resides in 1825, and with George O. (who now carries on both his own and his father's farms), has always taken a prominent position in the town.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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