Son of Francis E. & Laura Y. Curtis De Sart. Married Melissa Lucretia Armstrong Jul 4, 1858, Elgin, Iowa. Parents of Ralph,Laura,Michael,Anna,Lela,Thomas,Fred,Wesley,Parthena,Elizabeth,Mary,Lola,Schuyler,Albert & Lucrecia "Lettie".
According to George's headstone, he was a Corporal, in Co. M, 2nd Nebraska Cavalry during the Civil War.
This memorial was added from information on this family, from the LDS website.
George W. Desart. SALEM, Or., Sept 16. (Special.) George W. Desart aged 66 years, died In this city today. The deceased was born In Illinois in 1837, and lived In that state and Nebraska until 1864, when he brought his family to Oregon, crossing the plains with an ox team. He settled on a farm near Silverton, where he lived until three years ago, whence moved to Salem. Mr. and Mrs. Desart were the parents of 16 children, 30 grandchildren and one great grand child. Three of the children are dead, but the others, with their mother, survive. Mr. Desart was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the G. A. R., which order will have charge of the funeral services to be conducted at Miller cemetery, near Silverton,Friday.