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George Washington Faunce
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Birth: May 31, 1834
Kensington
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1912
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

George was born on May 31, 1834, in Kensington section of Philadelphia. He was the son of William and Susana Humphreys Faunce. On October 1, 1854, he married Hanna Houston in the Independent Christian Church. He was employed as a ships carpenter in 1860. He and Hanna had nine children, George C, Ella C, Annie, Abraham L, Harry, Alexander, Elizabeth, Melvin Simmons and Martha. They were living at 1107 Elm Street in Philadelphia when Hanna died in 1873.

On November 1, 1875, he married Christianna Brandschett. They had three children, William S, Florence, and Mary Susan. In 1900. He was living with his son George in Toms River, New Jersey were he worked as a boat builder. He move back to Philadelphia by 1910 where he was employed as a draughtsman [a person who makes detailed technical plans or drawings] in a shipyard. He and his wife were living at 2616 East Madison Street with their daughter's, Mary Susan Faunce Mays, family. He died on October 14, 1912, of chronic nephritis [inflammation of the kidneys] and was buried in Greenmount on October 18, 1912. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Faunce (1808 - 1891)
  Susana Humphreys Faunce (1809 - 1881)
 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Houston Faunce (1838 - 1873)*
  Christianna Brandschett Faunce (1845 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Ella C Faunce Lang (1859 - 1890)*
  Martha Wiley Faunce (1872 - 1873)*
  William Sheppard Faunce (1877 - 1961)*
  Florence Faunce (1879 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenmount Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: William Price
Record added: Dec 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81648315
George Washington Faunce
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