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George Drum
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1792
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1831
Pennsylvania, USA

George Drum, (whose father was a soldier of the Revolution) was born in Northampton County, Pa, in 1762 and settled in what is now Butler Township in an early day. He was a farmer and large land owner; was appointed a justice of the peace in 1811, a position he held for several years, and resided in what is now Butler Township until his death, which was caused by an accidental gunshot wound. His wife was Rosina Woodring, and his children who grew to maturity were Philip, Jacob, George, William, Peggy Ann, and Betsey. Of these, George, born October 16, 1792, settled in Sugar Loaf Township about 1824, was a carpenter and cabinet maker, and also followed lumbering and farming to some extent, he was appointed a justice of the peace of Sugar Loaf Township in 1826 and held the office up to his death, which occurred November 21, 1831, when he was aged thirty-nine years. His wife was a daughter of John Adam Winters, and died at the age of ninety-one years and nine months, a pioneer of Sugar Loaf. By her he had seven children who grew to maturity, viz.: Lavina (Mrs. Henry Bowman), Mary (Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Eliza (Mrs. Christian Courtright), Susan (Mrs. Owen Gorman), Lucetta (Mrs. James Burcane), Sarah (Mrs. David Petrey) and George. 
Family links: 
  George Drum (1762 - 1831)
  Anna Margaret Woodring Drum (1765 - 1821)
  Susanna Winters Drum (1793 - 1858)
  Lavina Drum Bowman (1817 - 1848)*
  Mary Drum Bowman (1820 - 1906)*
  Lucetta Drum Burcaw (1827 - 1849)*
  Rebecca Drum (1827 - 1838)*
  Sarah Drum Petrey (1829 - 1898)*
  George W. Drum (1832 - 1913)*
  Philip Drum (1787 - 1858)*
  Jacob Drum (1791 - 1830)*
  George Drum (1792 - 1831)
  Abraham Drum (1797 - 1862)*
  Isaac Drum (1799 - 1804)*
  Anna Margaret Drum Hedian (1805 - 1879)*
  William Drum (1805 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
Conyngham Union Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Patricia
Record added: Sep 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29772963
George Drum
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George Drum
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George Drum
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 Added: Oct. 11, 2010

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