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George Franco Eastman
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1866
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1949
Lakeport
Lake County
California, USA

George Franco Eastman was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on December 10, 1866, the son of Ozro French and Mary Elizabeth Eastman. The family moved to Idaho when he was about 8 years old.
As a young man he earned a living as a cook on cattle drives. He was expecially known, on those drives, for his own receipe for trail biscuits. He owned a team of horses of which he was very proud. They were named Fly and Lady. He took great delight in their extraordinary sped and cut quite a dashing figure racing around the country side at full tilt.
He married Lydia Jane Teeples in Basalt, Idaho on 6 March 1900 and they settled down on a truck farm 3 miles out of Idaho Falls. Their first 9 children were born here. As the years passed his heath began to fail somewhat and the family moved to southern California because of the milder climate. They settled on the Cudahay Ranch. At that time there were only 3 houses in the area---today it is known as South Gate. Their last 2 children were born here.
From here they moved to Poway, California where they opened the first grocery store in the area. About 1930 his health failed further and the family moved to a drier climate in Hemet, California. His wife died here of cancer 10 January 1944. He spent his remaining years visiting his children and died in LakePort, Californai, 6 June 1949.

Information compiled by Ada Eastman Foster, Daughter

Taken from the Whittle Family Organization bulletin on Mary Elizabeth Whittle.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ozro French Eastman (1828 - 1916)
  Mary Elizabeth Whittle Eastman (1837 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia Jane Teeples Eastman (1883 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Flora Bell Eastman (1901 - 1901)*
  Ada Lydia Foster (1902 - 1987)*
  Sarah Jane Eastman Edin (1906 - 1983)*
  Mary Etta Eastman Foster (1907 - 1989)*
  Norris Pardner Eastman (1909 - 1980)*
  Mololah Eastman Clark (1911 - 1985)*
  Dewey Oskellar Eastman (1917 - 1996)*
  Dorothy Mae Eastman Beckton (1920 - 1980)*
  Wallace Clarence Eastman (1922 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oskellar Eastman (1858 - 1947)*
  Malola Eastman Line (1860 - 1928)*
  Clarissa Eastman (1861 - 1863)*
  James Eastman (1863 - 1894)*
  Francilla Eastman Wright (1864 - 1890)*
  George Franco Eastman (1866 - 1949)
  Mary Eastman (1869 - ____)*
  Ozetta Eastman Bybee (1870 - 1932)*
  Genoris Cushman Eastman (1871 - 1934)*
  Lavina Eastman (1875 - 1877)*
  Franklin Eastman (1878 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Memorial Park
Escondido
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section 9, Block 298, Space 4 ( page 23)
 
Created by: Cathy Cadd
Record added: Oct 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78763830
George Franco Eastman
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