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Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs:
Nicholls

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[This information is from Vol. IV, p. 1704 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

George Huntington Nicholls was born January 17, 1847, at Salisbury, Connecticut. He received his education in the public school. He removed to Troy and entered the employ of J. M. Warren, in the hardware business, where he remained as clerk for four years. He then returned to his birthplace, Salisbury, Connecticut, with the intention of purchasing a business, but he could not make satisfactory arrangements. In 1869 he went into the Walter A. Wood Company at Hoosick Falls, New York, and remained with them, until 1900, at which time he was purchasing agent. He established a coal business, also, paints, oil, etc., which he managed until 1910, when he returned to the employ of the Walter A. Wood Company. He is a Republican in politics, and a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and has served as vestryman since 1898. He is especially interested in Sunday-school work and is superintendent. He is a member of the Elks, a member and one of the founders of the Hoosick Club, a member of the Country Club of Hoosick Falls. He married, October 9, 1875, Emma Mary, daughter of Henry Peter Smith. They have no children.

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