Biography of George B. Bastian
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Bastian, George B., was born in the town of Galen, Wayne county May 29, 1852. His father, Michael, a native of Alsace, Germany, came to the United States in 1835, and settled in Oneida county, removing to Galen in 1837. George B. received a common school education. At the age of twenty one he married Carrie, daughter of George Ehresman, of Lyons, and they are the parents of four children: George H., Ella B., Eva L., and Meda Belle. In 1881 he and his brother purchased 320 acres of land about a mile and a half south of the village, afterwards dividing the property, each taking one half. He is one of the leading farmers of the locality, and is engaged in raising hay, grain, fruit, stock, etc., also runs a milk dairy, averaging 200 quarts daily. Our subject takes an active interest in politics, being a Democrat. He was elected town assessor in 1886 and served three years.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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