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William G. Close
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1819
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1894
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA


Age 75 Years.

Loving husband of Mary. Father of Frederick, Robert, Katherine(Foster), Julia, Henry, Mary, Abbie, Alice M., Gilbert, George and Minnie. Dear son of Gilbert and Lucy P.(Hobby)Close. At the age of 18, William was Captain of a boat, on the Erie Canal. Later, William was employed as a shoemaker and harness maker.

Additional info from S.Schmidt:

Index: SAGINAW COURIER HERALD
Friday, June 15, 1894 (7)
Name: CLOSE , WILLIAM G.
Age: 75
Birth Place: FAIRFIELD CO., CT
Death Date: 06/14/1894
Death Place: SAGINAW, MI
Year Moved to US/Saginaw: SAGINAW RESIDENT FOR 29 YRS
Misc: @ 18 WAS CAPTAIN OF BOAT ON THE ERIE CANAL - JAMES A. GARFIELD DROVE THE MULES/GEORGE M. PULLMAN WAS CARPENTER ON SAME BOAT.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gilbert Close (1794 - 1882)
  Lucy Park Hobby Close (1794 - 1870)
 
 Spouses:
  Julia Ann Noble Close (1830 - 1849)*
  Mary B. Close (1831 - 1885)*
  Mary L. Close (1846 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Libby Close (1853 - 1859)*
  Kittie E. Close Foster (1865 - 1935)*
  Hobley Close (1876 - 1876)*
  Robert Chester Close (1879 - 1886)*
  Infant Close (1891 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathan Augustus Close (1818 - 1911)*
  William G. Close (1819 - 1894)
  Theodore Close (1821 - 1865)*
  L. Carrie Close (1824 - 1897)*
  Josephine L. Close Parker (1826 - 1915)*
  Cicero M. Close (1826 - 1883)*
  George E. H. Close (1831 - 1890)*
  Cynthia Elizabeth Close Roberts (1834 - 1890)*
  Edwin J. Close (1836 - 1884)*
  Mary Frances Close Griswold (1840 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec. 64 Lot 11
 
Created by: Rosalie H. Kaufman
Record added: Jun 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27699865
William G. Close
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William G. Close
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William G. Close
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- Rosalie H. Kaufman
 Added: Nov. 25, 2014

- quebecoise
 Added: Apr. 30, 2012

- Rosalie H. Kaufman
 Added: Mar. 20, 2011
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