George Ballentine

George Ballentine (1845-1912) of Peapack is listed as a farmer on the 1900 and 1910 U.S. censuses but also had a business selling lime and fencing.  Lime was used by farmers as a fertilizer and was produced in great quantity in Peapack as evidenced by the Moses Craig Lime Kilns on Main Street.  Charles P. Bird (1856-1933), the customer, was a farmer at Liberty Corner.

Image courtesy of Jim Todd.


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