Biography of George Brandt
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Brandt, George, a native of Walworth, born January 27, 1832, is a son of Joshua and Susan Brandt. He was reared on a farm, educated in the common schools, and has always followed farming. He now owns two farms consisting of 140 acres. Mr. Brandt married in 1855 Louisa L. Aldrich, a native of Henrietta, N. Y., born July 7, 1836, a daughter of Nathan and Olivia (Perry) Aldrich, who spent most of their life in Wayne county. The father of Nathan Aldrich was Brice, a native of Massachusetts and one of the early settlers of Farmington, Ontario county. The father of Oliva was Elnathan Perry, a native of Massachusetts, who was seven years in the Revolutinary war, being captain part of the time. He fought at Bennington, Saratoga, Monmouth, Ontario, and was present at the surrender of Cornwallus. He served three years under Lafayette, came to Rush, Monroe county in 1806, and was one of the first to enlist in the war of 1812. He died July 5, 1849, aged ninety one years. Mr. Brandt and wife have three children, Emma J., wife of Gardner L. Tiffany of Walworth, and they have two children Fred E. and Hattie L.; Nathan G., who married M. Albertie Allen, of Penifield, and has two children George A. and Calla B. He is postmaster at Lincoln; and Hattie, who died aged twelve. Our subject represented Lyon & Fisk, nurserymen in Rochester, and also traveled in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Michigan.

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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