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George H. Law, Sr
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Birth: Mar., 1838
Howard County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1905
Galveston County
Texas, USA

George H. Law Sr. was born in Howard County, Missouri in 1838. After his father's death, his mother and family removed to New Orleans, Louisiana. When the Civil War broke out George enlisted with the famed Washington Artillery, Company 5. In 1865, he changed his service to the Confederate Navy where he served as a gunner on the CSS Macon. In 1866, he married Eugenia Caroline Pool in Louisiana. After seeing gallant service with the Confederacy during the Civil War, he removed from Louisiana to Texas, settling at Indianola, where he accepted a responsible position with the Morgan Steamship and Railway Company. Later he removed to Cuero, where he was for many years an agent for the Morgan lines. After resigning this position he went into the insurance business. he came permently to Galveston about 1899, and was connected with the office of County Clerk, first during the terms of office of his son, George H. Law, Jr., and later as deputy under the present Clerk, Mr. George F. Burgess. Up until the time of his death was a member of Green's Brigade, United Confederate Veterans. His remains were brought to Cuero for interment in Hillside Cemetery, where rest the remains of three of his children. His widow Eugenia Caroline and his three grown sons (George H. Jr; Harry Woodward, and Thaddeus Van Horn Law) survived him.
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  Thaddeus Van Horn Law (1876 - 1943)*
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Hillside Cemetery
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Created by: Larry Van Horn
Record added: Jun 11, 2011
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Great Uncle George thank you for your service in the Washington Artillery and Confedeate Navy during the CW.
- Larry Van Horn
 Added: Jun. 11, 2011

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