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Lieut George W. Burling
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Birth: 1821
Death: Mar. 30, 1882
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as a Sergeant in Company B, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on May 21, 1861. he was promoted to 1st Sergeant on August 19, 1861, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on April 12, 1862. He served until he was discharged on April 16, 1863.

He was a member of Schuyler Post No. 51, Grand Army of the Republic.

His funeral was held from his residence at 2524 North 10th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was interred in Philadelphia's Odd Fellows Cemetery. In 1950 his remains were removed to Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Pennsylvania.

On January 19, 1872 he filed for a US Army Invalid Pension (Application #171902, Certificate #199625).

On October 21, 1882 his wife, Matilda Burling, filed for a US Army Widows Pension (Application #297732, Certificate #338763).

The above information was provided by Russ Dodge, the creator of this memorial. The information below was added by Janet Marie from family records and additional research.

George W. Burling and his wife, Matilda Carr Burling, were the parents of six sons: William M., John C., George W., Franklin, Edward/Edwin/Edmund H., and Harry N. Their youngest son, Harry, was listed in family records as being a "blind musician". There may have been three more children, born in New Jersey, who did not survive to adulthood.

George W. Burling was a tin and sheet metal worker.
Family links: 
  William M. Burling (1853 - 1935)*
  Harry N. Burling (1868 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Lawnview Cemetery
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Janet Marie
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jan 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103605463
Lieut George W. Burling
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- Janet Marie
 Added: Mar. 7, 2013

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