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George Washington Deel
Birth: Jul. 1, 1861
Pontotoc County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1936
Fisher County
Texas, USA

My great grandfather.

George Washington Deel was born on Monday, July 1, 1861 in Pontotoc County, Mississippi to Peter Abraham Deel, III and Isabella Serena Duff.

He had twelve siblings: Mary Jane Elizabeth Deel Fulton, Nancy Amanda Deel Clayton, Martha Virginia Deel Lambert, Pernicia Ann Florence Deel Roach, John Walter Deel, Robert Duff Deel, Sarah Isabella Deel Canady, Peter Abraham Deel IV, Triphenia Caroline Deel Haynes, Karritia Catherine Deel McCoy, Margaret Emaline Deel, and James Alexander Deel.

His paternal grandparents were Peter Abraham Deel, Jr. and Mary Magdeline Stover and his maternal grandparents were Robert Reece Duff and Elizabeth Henderson.

He married Florence Emaline "Galley" Brookshire on September 3, 1884 in Ellis County, Texas. They were blessed with fourteen children: Alexander Lafayette Deel, Walter Robert Deel, James Emmit "Jim" Deel, Charlie Ivan Deel, George "Henry" Deel, Birtie Guy "Birt" Deel, Alley Lee Deel, Flora Lurena Deel Blount, Essie "Adron" Deel Ivison, Katy "Jewell" Deel Miller, Florence Virginia Deel, Noel "Pete" Deel, Willie Graves Deel, and Orris V. Deel, Sr.

He and his wife and son, James moved from Ellis County to Fisher County, Texas to escape the malaria that took the lives of his first two sons, Alec and Walter.

He died on Monday, August 17, 1936, at 9:30p.m. in Rotan, Fisher County, Texas. He was 75 years old.

His Texas Certificate of Death list his cause of death as Hepatitis. 
Family links: 
  Peter Abraham Deel (1817 - 1892)
  Isabella Serena Duff Deel (1819 - 1897)
  Florence Emaline Brookshier Deel (1865 - 1943)*
  James Emmit Deel (1888 - 1966)*
  Charlie Ivan Deel (1890 - 1961)*
  George "Henry" Deel (1892 - 1970)*
  Birtie Guy Deel (1893 - 1970)*
  Alley Lee Deel (1896 - 1980)*
  Flora Lurena Deel Blount (1897 - 1963)*
  Essie Adron Deel Ivison (1899 - 1974)*
  Katy "Jewell" Deel Miller (1901 - 1984)*
  Florence Virginia Deel (1902 - 1904)*
  Noel "Pete" Deel (1904 - 1985)*
  Willie Graves Deel (1906 - 1967)*
  Orris V. Deel (1909 - 1979)*
  Robert Duff Deel (1850 - 1922)*
  Peter Abraham Deel (1852 - 1935)*
  George Washington Deel (1861 - 1936)
*Calculated relationship
Belvieu Cemetery
Fisher County
Texas, USA
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Apr 21, 2007
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