GOOD, GEORGE, grocer, was born in Fairview township, York county, Pa., May 30, 1859; son of the late Peter and Catherine (Zorger) Good. The parents spent their whole life in York county. The father was a farmer and died in 1891. The mother died in 1884. They had nineteen children, of whom fourteen are living: Sarah, Elias, Peter, John, Daniel, David, Caroline, Anna, Margaret, Jane, Emma, Matilda, Elizabeth and George. George, when he was eight years old, removed with his parents to the village of Yocumtown, in the same county, where he attended the public schools. He served for eight years as a clerk in a general store and in 1884 engaged in business for himself at Goldsboro, on the line of the Northern Central railroad, where he continued successfully until 1893, when he removed to Harrisburg and has since conducted business in this city. Mr. Good was married at Goldsboro to Lottie Burger, daughter of John and Charlotte Burger, of Goldsboro, to whom have been born three children, one of whom died in infancy. The survivors are Amy and George. Mr. Good is a Liberal in his political views and has served as councilman, member of the school board and borough assessor, of Goldsboro. He is connected with the Masonic and Odd Fellows fraternities at Goldsboro. He attends the Second Church of God.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 12 Feb 2001
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