Biography of George Rochester
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Rochester, George, was born in Northumberland, England, and in 1819 came to Champlain among the early settlers, where he died in 1855, aged sixty eight. He married Jane Yeman, of Northumberland, England, and his children were George, Waller, Thomas, Alexander, Nancy, and John. John Rochester was born at Champlain, N. Y., September 16, 1819, and married Nancy McGregor, of Alburgh, Vt., daughter of Duncan McGregor, and their children were Elenora and Elda A. He is now a resident farmer of Isle La Motte, where he has lived since 1865. He has been mate on a steamboat for twenty two years. Duncan McGregor was present when Caleb Hill was shot, and helped to extinguish the fire as it caught from the shot.

From:
History of Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Vermont
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y.
1891


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