Biography of George W. Rapalee
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Rapalee, George W., a farmer and native of Barrington, born July 24, 1845, is a son of Joshua and Betsey J. (Welker) Rapalee. The father was born in 1804, and moved with his parents to Seneca, when a boy. He was four times married, and was the father of eleven children, being also a successful farmer and stock dealer. He died August 31, 1888. His wife, Betsey, died about 1854. George W. was reared on a farm, received a common business education in Barrington district schools, and was married January 19, 1869, to Lydia D. Pulver, a native of Luzerne County, Pa., born February 28, 1852. They had four children, three of whom are now living, viz.: Milton L., Homer D. and Ross R. Mr. Rapalee is the owner of 180 acres of farm land, where he now lives, five miles northwest of Dundee.

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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