Biography of George Y. Dains
Yates County, NY Biographies





Dains, George Y., son of Jesse, who came to this county with his father Jesse, among the first settlers, from Connecticut. George Y. was born December 16, 1810, in the town of Milo, when it belonged to Ontario County. He has always been a resident of the county. In 1840 he married Eliza Headley, daughter of Samuel, and settled in the town of Milo. They resided here until 1884, when they left the farm and moved to Dresden. Their four children were Harriet E., Mary, Stephen C., and Theron S., all living. Mary, who resides in Ontario County, town of Gorham, is the wife of John W. Washburn. Harriet E. married Jerome Penney and resides in Reading, Schuyler County. Samuel Headley, came to Milo from Morris County, N. J., about 1821. He was a blacksmith and farmer, and had a family of six children. The only child living is Eliza, wife of George Y. Dains, residing in Dresden. Mr. Headley died in 1847 or 1848, aged eighty four years. His wife died eighteen months previous, aged seventy five. They died on the farm where they first settled, and both were members of the Free Will Baptist Church.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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