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George Washington McPherson
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1861
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1936
Wayne County
Indiana, USA

George W. McPherson was born at Five Point, Jefferson township, Wayne county, Indiana, son of James W. and Harrietta (Smith) McPherson.

George Washington McPherson married twice. First Malissa Electa Veal around 1881 or so. Malissa who went by May McPherson died at the age of 34 years. George and May McPherson had seven children together before her death. George married second to Anna M. Ulrich on July 20, 1907 in Wayne county, Indiana.

The following newspaper obituary was printed at the time of George McPherson's death although which paper (probably Hagerstown, Indiana) and date is unknown:
"George McPherson, age 74, died Wednesday afternoon at his home at Five Points, west of here. Mr. and Mrs. McPherson had lived at their present home for many years and are well known thoughout the community.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Brick Church with burial in the Ulrich Cemetery northwest of here. Elder O. D. Werking will be in charge.
Survivors are the widow, Anna, one son, Marley, who is now confined in the Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond; four sons in Kansas; a sister, Mrs. Alice Brown of Richmond, and another sister and two brothers, and one step-son."

The physician who treated George W. McPherson during the last year of his life was Dr. William A. Miller.
George died at age 74 yrs 9 mos 8 dys. The undertaker was L. S. Gray of Hagerstown, Indiana.

George is not buried next to Anna, his second wife to whom he was married 29 years. She is buried in the Brick Church Cemetery next to her first husband John Chamness. 
 
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 Parents:
  James W. McPherson (1827 - 1895)
  Harrietta M. Smith McPherson (1830 - 1896)
 
 Spouses:
  Malissa Electa Veal McPherson (1864 - 1899)
  Anna M. Ulrich Chamness McPherson (1862 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Fairy Cleo McPherson (1883 - 1897)*
  Gerald Leo McPherson (1885 - 1971)*
  Glen Gerney McPherson (1886 - 1966)*
  Eldon Edgar McPherson (1889 - 1957)*
  Zola Belle McPherson (1891 - 1891)*
  Rhuie Vitura McPherson Landrith (1893 - 1918)*
  Marley Vance McPherson (1895 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Alice McPherson Brown (1853 - 1942)*
  Martha Melvina McPherson (1855 - 1860)*
  David R McPherson (1857 - 1928)*
  Joseph Tolman McPherson (1859 - 1933)*
  George Washington McPherson (1861 - 1936)
  Margaret Jane McPherson Murphy (1863 - 1932)*
  Ellen McPherson (1865 - 1917)*
  Charles Pendleton McPherson (1867 - 1942)*
  Sidella McPherson Herre (1870 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Ulrich Cemetery is also known as German Baptist Cemetery located southwest of Hagerstown, Indiana.
 
Burial:
Ulrich Cemetery
Hagerstown
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: D&PNutt
Originally Created by: susan clemons
Record added: Feb 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66205404
George Washington McPherson
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George Washington McPherson
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- Gary Moore
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013
Dear George Washington McPherson, In Remembrance [Family connection through my maternal lineage]
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Jul. 8, 2013
in memory of my Great Grandpa, George W. McPherson
- D&PNutt
 Added: Jul. 7, 2013
 
 
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