Biography of George A. Dickinson
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Dickinson, George A., was born in Lysander N. Y., October 12, 1852, a son of Joshua C., who was a native of Greene county. He settled in Huron in 1857 and lived here until his death. In politics he.was a Republican, and served nine years as assessor. His wife was Elmira-Powell, and their children were: Steverson S., Powell C., Rachel, wife of John Brink of Michigan; Mary, wife of Reuben Brink of Michigan; Kezia, wife of Alfred Waldron of Huron; Susan, wife of Charles Stone of Baldwinsville; Geooge A., Adelbert and Edna. Powell was killed in the Rebellion, at the battle of Port Hudson. Steverson also served in the war. At the age of twenty two our subject began life for himself by purchasing the farm of seventy one acres in 1886 where he now resides. He married Luna L., daughter of David and Maria Fought, of Huron. In politics be is a Republican. His grandfather was Samuel Powell a native and shoe merchant of Lysander; who came to Huron in 1857 and spent the remainder of his life with his daughter, Mrs. Dickinson. Joshua Dickinson was a Mason, a member of the Huron Grange Lodge, and was a delegate to many of the county and State conventions.

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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