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George Washington Coberly
Birth: Dec. 11, 1827
Delaware County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1906
Logan County
Oklahoma, USA

NOTE: George Washington signed his name "Coberley" on a letter written in his hand January 14, 1901 but because the grave marker is clearly "Coberly," I will use it to make it easier for searchers as the following generations seem to have dropped the "e."

Photo of George was provided by Thelma Coberly.

George married three times:

First wife - Joanna Salisbury, married 28 Aug 1845.
1) James,
2) Lewis Cass,
3) Rachel m1.Loy m2. Wallsmith

Second wife - Elizabeth McCreary, married 4 November 1861 in Carthage, IL (her grave marker reads "Coberley")
1) Ada,
2) Emma,
3) Malinda,
4) Ollie,
5) George,
6) Levi,
7) Saphronia "Sallie,"
8) John Franklin #29856250
9) Robert Benjamin
10) Elizabeth Penelope,
11) Matilda,
12) Delia,
13) Fredrick

Third wife - Amanda Lawrence, married 8 Aug 1886.
1) Loretta Adeline b.1887/8 Bolivar, MO

At the time of his death, George W. Coberly was visiting his daughter Emma Elizabeth Coberly Thruston and her husband William Thruston in Oklahoma.

William "Billy" Thruston died in 1909 and is buried near George.
Billy Thruston

From contributor Thelma Coberly: "George Washington fought in the Civil War, Company B 95th Infantry. Draft registration: Monticello, Hancock County, Illinois Age July i, 1863 34 years old Place of birth Ohio Occupation Farmer."

Family links: 
George William Coberly (1788 - 1855)
  Matilda Lewis Coberly (1798 - 1828)
  Elizabeth McCreary Coberly (1839 - 1886)*
  Amanda Belle Phipps Kennon (1856 - 1935)*
  James Hezekiah Coberly (1846 - 1924)*
  Emma Elizabeth Coberly Thruston (1863 - 1931)*
  Ada Mary Coberly King (1863 - 1942)*
  Malinda Ann Coberly Norcross (1864 - 1918)*
  Ollie Margaret Coberly Donovan (1866 - 1935)*
  George Edward Coberly (1867 - 1946)*
  Levi Jesse Coberly (1869 - 1960)*
  Sallie Coberly Mangis (1871 - 1943)*
  John Franklin Coberly (1872 - 1964)*
  Robert Benjamin Coberly (1874 - 1944)*
  Elizabeth Penelope Coberly Hill (1875 - 1966)*
  Delia Iantha Coberly (1878 - 1886)*
  Matilda Ellen Coberly (1878 - 1878)*
  Fredrick Joseph Coberly (1880 - 1948)*
  Loretta Adeline Coberly Buckner (1888 - 1957)*
  Mary Magdalene Coberly Brown (1816 - 1893)**
  Amanda Coberly Humble (1817 - 1898)*
  Sarah Ann Coberly Pendleton (1821 - 1877)*
  Delia Coberly Thomas (1823 - 1891)*
  Elizabeth Coberly Deardorff (1825 - 1899)*
  George Washington Coberly (1827 - 1906)
  Rachel Coberly (1831 - 1918)**
  Ozella Coberly Garr (1834 - ____)**
  Joseph Vanhorn Coberley (1849 - 1929)**
*Calculated relationship
Life is a span a
fleeting home
How soon the vapor flies
Man is a tender
transient flower
That soon in blooming dies.

Oak Vale Cemetery
Kingfisher County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Ancestor Hunter
Originally Created by: GuyB
Record added: Sep 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7877096
George Washington Coberly
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George Washington Coberly
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You were thought of and remembered today by a distant relative. Thanks to you I am here. Grandfathers truly make this world a better place. Rest with the Angels through the ages knowing you are still loved.
 Added: Nov. 10, 2013
You were thought of and remembered today. Rest in peace and watch over your loved ones!
- A granddaughter by marriage
 Added: Jun. 11, 2013
Sept 16, 2010George Washington Coberley--(yes I did remember to put the exta "e" in your name!) I have had the pleasure of doing research on your family and the generations following. You have a mighty fine family---one you can be proud of. Your son, John...(Read more)
- Thelma (Payne) Coberly
 Added: Sep. 16, 2012
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