Biography of Dr. George D. York
Wayne County, NY Biographies





York, Dr. George Dauson, was born in Huron, August 17, 1857, and is the son of the Rev. George P. York, born January, 1831, whose father was John York born December, 1798, a native of Maine, of English ancestry, who came to Huron in 1819. His wife was Mary H. Dawson, born May, 1799, and they had eight children, of whom George P., the father of our subject, was the fourth, reared on a farm. Later he studied for the ministry and is now a pastor of a Methodist Protestant church. He maried first Elizabeth J., daughter of Nathaniel Tooker, of Huron, and they had two children, George D., and Ella. who died at the age of twenty three. His first wife died in Octobers, 1876, and in 1882 he married Ella J. Cole, of Jefferson county, N. Y. Rev. George P. York, is now president of the Onondaga Conference. Our subject's preliminary education was received in the Wolcott and Sodus academies, and at the age of eighteen he commenced studying medicine with Dr. E. W. Bottom, of Lyons, where he remained four years. In 1881 he graduated from the medical department of the Buffalo University, and in 1889 he took a course in the New York Post graduate Medical Hospital and has been in practice in Huron for thirteen years, enjoying a large and extensive practice. In April, 1882, he married Minnie H., daughter of William W. and Louisa Gatchell, of Huron and their children are: Louise E., born April, 1883, Edwin Whittier, October, 1892. Our subject is a member of the Wayne County Medical Society (of which he has also been president) and the Masonic order, Rose Lodge, No. 590, and has been county coroner:

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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