Biography of George C. Wyman
Yates County, NY Biographies





Wyman, George G., son of Samuel and Betsey R. (Walterman) Wyman, a descendant of the eighth generation from Roger Williams of Rhode Island, was born in Potter, August 9, 1806. He was educated at the common schools of the day, and he still owns the farm upon which he was born. In politics he has always been a Republican, and has taken an active interest in the affairs of his native town. He has been supervisor four years and assessor twelve years. He is a member of Milo Lodge at Penn Yan, F. and A. M., and he and his family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. October 20, 1831, Mr. Wyman married Caroline, daughter of Samuel Ross, of Mansfield, Conn., and they had twelve children: Adelia S., who married Edwin J. Hermans, of Potter, N. Y.; Benjamin W., who married Rachel Crawford of Penn Yang, N. Y.; Harriet R. (deceased), married F. C. Hobart of Potter, N. Y.; Elizabeth R., married Frank Tilford, of Ontario County, N. Y.; Sarah G. (deceased); Emily L., an artist who teaches at Wilbraham, Mass.; Alice A. (deceased); Ella E., married J. B. Tracy, of Schuyler County, N. Y.; Edward S. (deceased), who married Lizzie Bordwell, of Potter, N. Y.; Susan C., who married John Voorhees, of Potter, N. Y.; Flora A., who married Martin Foster, of this town; and Henry B., who married Mary Anderson, of Milo, N. Y., and resides on the homestead.

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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