George Henry Acomb

Male 1924 - 2004  (80 years)


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  • Name George Henry Acomb 
    Born 22 Feb 1924  Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 2004  Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenlawn Cemetery, Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George H. and Margaret (Quait) Acomb
    George H. and Margaret (Quait) Acomb
    Plot: Acomb
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    • DANSVILLE (STEUBEN COUNTY) - George H. Acomb, 80, of State Route 36 in Dansville passed away Friday morning May 14, 2004, at home following an extended illness.
      George was born in the Town of Dansville on Feb. 22, 1924, a son of the late Robert L. and Bessie Hartman Acomb. On Feb. 22, 1949, he married Margaret E. Quait. Peg predeceased George on Jan. 14, 1979. He was also predeceased by his sister Margaret Brew and brothers Lewis, Andy, Robert, and Scott Acomb.

      George was a member of the Dansville High School Class of 1941. He was actively involved in farming on his dairy farm, 'Acomb Acres,' with his three sons for the past 50 years.

      George was a member of the Steuben County Farm Bureau, a former director of the Konhokton Milk Co-op for 18 years, a member of the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), and a longtime award-winning Funk's Seed Corn salesman. He was also a trustee of the Greenlawn Cemetery Association. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting trips to Montana, Colorado, Alaska, and New Brunswick, where he took several trophy animals. His true love and dedication was to his family and the farm.

      George is survived by his daughter Susan (Douglas) Schwingel of Atlanta; three sons: Rodney Acomb and Robert Acomb, with whom he resided on the farm in Dansville, and William (Julee) Acomb, also of Dansville; six grandchildren: Johanna and Hollee Schwingel, Amanda, Bryan, and Patrick Acomb, and Nina Edgerton; three sisters, Ruth Wilson of Georgia, Bessie Merrill of Pennsylvania, and Helen (Earl) Veley of Dalton; three sisters-in-law: Ruth Magee of Groveland, Lucille Acomb of Batavia, and Dorothy Acomb of Dansville; and several nieces and nephews.

      Friends called Monday 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hindle Funeral Home, 271 Main St., Dansville. Services were held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Cohocton. Interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Dansville.

      In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Southern Tier Hospice, 185 E. Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830; the CCE, Steuben County 4-H Program, 3 E. Pulteney Square, Bath, NY 14810; or the Greenlawn Cemetery Association, c/o 4660 Route 21, Atlanta, NY 14808. (GCE, May 20, 2004, p4)
    • George and his family operate a large Dairy Farm near Dansville,NY.
    Person ID I3127  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Robert Lee Acomb,   b. 23 Feb 1885,   d. 13 Jan 1954, Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Bessie Blanche Hartman,   b. 15 Dec 1893, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1989, Mt.Morris, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1912  West Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Evelyn Quait,   b. 22 Dec 1922,   d. 14 Jan 1979  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1949 
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Living
     4. Living
    Family ID F1549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1924 - Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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