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George Fowler Gilmour
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1853
Yuba County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1939
Oquawka
Henderson County
Illinois, USA

George F Gilmour was born in Yuba County, California; his parents had moved there shortly after their marriage in 1849. His mother died when he was only about 8 months old; his father returned him to Illinois to be raised, but not by his relatives. He was raised near Biggsville at the Joseph Mathes (Matthews?) family. His father subsequently served in, and was killed in, the Civil War.

George married local girl Amanda Garrett on 10 Jul 1875 in Henderson County, Illinois. They had three sons:
Joseph Coleman (1 Oct 1876-2 Sep 1932)
Arthur (29 Nov 1878-27 Jan 1929) and
William Ervin (b. 17 May 1881).

George and Amanda farmed in Henderson County near Biggsville most of their lives; they did, however, go to Harvey County, Kansas for a few years (where their youngest son was born). 
 
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 Parents:
  George Alexander Gilmour (1821 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Amanda L. Garrett Gilmour (1857 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Coleman Gilmour (1876 - 1932)*
  Arthur Gilmour (1878 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Biggsville Cemetery
Biggsville
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Ruth Ellen Bartels
Originally Created by: Ron Chapin
Record added: Aug 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96140063
George Fowler Gilmour
Added by: Ron Stephens
 
George Fowler Gilmour
Added by: Ron Stephens
 
George Fowler Gilmour
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- Ron Stephens
 Added: Feb. 20, 2013

- Laura
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
 
 
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