p. 881 In 1830 George Irish of Connecticut and Joseph S. and Ethan P. Crandall of Otsego county came to Dodge's Creek.
p. 896 George Irish, Jr., son of George and Elizabeth (Babcock) Irish, was born at North Stonington, Conn., Feb. 7, 1810, and in 1830 he came to West Genesee and settled on lot 48, where he took up 165 acres and built his log house and commenced clearing his farm. In 1837 he married Maria Potter. Of their children, Edgar W., and Sarah M. (Mrs. Stanley Potter), are living. George H. died in Andersonville prison in 1864. Mr. Irish was a blacksmith, surveyor, farmer and teacher. Mrs. Irish died in 1844, and Mrs. Irish married second, Mary S., daughter of John and Sophia (Brown) Adams. Mr. Irish died June 2, 1888, and Mrs. Irish in 1889. They had 7 children, Mary E. (Mrs. Byron Alford of Eldred, Pa.), Martha A. (Mrs. Silas G. Burdick of Centralia, Ill.), N. Wardner Irish of Allegany, Viola S. (Mrs. G. P. Carpenter of Centralia, Ill.), Flora B. (Mrs. H. L. Crandall of Farmington, Conn.), Albertine S. (Mrs. E. L. Slocum of Canby, Minn), and Miron C. Irish, who was born July 4, 1855, and married Ellen A., daughter of Samuel P., Jr., and Marian A. (Webber) Crandall.