Born: 1818

Died: 1894


Children: Fred Tremble

George Tremble was hired by Peter Comstock to manage a mill at Franklin Falls. He later bought into a new hotel that had been built on the road leading to Bloomingdale, the Franklin House, which he ran until 1868, at which point he built a store. Highly respected throughout the district, he was elected Town Supervisor for 12 years and served as postmaster for 35 years. He died at Franklin Falls in 1894 at the age of 76.

Plattsburgh Sentinel, September 29, 1890


[Taken by permission from John H. Titus's interesting pamphlet on noted Adirondack men.]


George Tremble was at one time one of the most prominent men in Franklin County. He was born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N. Y., in 1818. He began business when quite young. After doing business in Port Kent, Rome and Wilmington in 1852 he came to Franklin Falls, N. Y. He was then thirty-four years of age. Then he was manager of Peter Comstock's business for a few years. After that he was In company with T. A. Tomlinson in selling goods and making lumber. Later he was with C. F. Norton at the same place as manager of store, etc., till 1868, when he built a store and began business for himself. Mr. Tremble married in 1855. His death occurred at Franklin Falls, June 17, 1894, at the age of seventy-six years. He had been postmaster there most of the time for thirty-five years. He was always a Democrat. Mr. Tremble was a man whom everybody that knew him liked to meet. He was always jovial and he loved to hear and relate anecdotes.