Charles D., son of George D. Freshour, was born at Hopewell, New York, March 18, 1877. He was educated at home by a private tutor. After he completed his education he assisted his father in the management of the farm. In the spring of 190i he bought of his father what was known as the Hillman Mill property, consisting of a saw mill, cider mill, grist mill and a dry house for evaporating apples. The property is located near the Rochester & Eastern trolley railroad station in the town of Hopewell, and the station has been named for Mr. Freshour. With this plant he has conducted a large and flourishing business, and also conducts a large farm in the vicinity. Of fine address and liberal education, successful in business, he has taken a position among the leading and most influential men of the county. In politics he is a Republican. In religion he is a Methodist.
He married, November 27, 1900, Jennie A. Marshall, at Canandaigua, daughter of Albert and Emily E. (Kellogg) Marshall. Her father was born at Canandaigua, New York, December 28, 1839, and was a soldier of the civil war. Her mother was born March 28, 1846, in Connecticut. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall are: Albert L., Mary E., William W., Carrie L., Jennie A., Lyman K. and Eleanor K. Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. Freshour have no children.