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Mathew Edward George
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1804
Chillicothe
Ross County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1879
Soldier
Jackson County
Kansas, USA

"Mr. George was born in Chilicothe, Ross County, Ohio, in the year 1804, and died the 17th of November, 1879, at the age of 75 years.

He was married at the age of 20 to Nancy Leonard. He left Ohio in 1828 and moved to Indiana, from thence to Illinois, where he lost his wife. Then he moved to Shelby County, Missouri, where he was married to his second wife, Sarah Vanskike. He then moved to Ottumwa, Wappell County, Iowa, in 1851, then to Jackson County, Kansas, in 1863, where he concluded to live the remainder of his days.

He was taken sick the night of the 13th of Nov, with lung fever, and died the 27th. He was in the battle of Tippicanoe. He was a member of the Methodist church for forty years. He was the father of twenty children, of which sixteen are living. Peace to his ashes."

From: Holton Signal, Holton, Jackson Co Ks. 10 Dec 1879, pg.2 column.3.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Van Skike George (1825 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Erastus George (1847 - 1923)*
  Mary Virginia George Baker (1853 - 1923)*
  Francis Marion George (1855 - 1930)*
  Ella Almira George Marts (1858 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HUSBAND OF SARAH A. GEORGE
AGED 75 Yrs. 4 Ms. 21 Ds.
 
Burial:
Soldier Cemetery
Soldier
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Judy
Originally Created by: KUfan
Record added: Jun 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38905141
Mathew Edward George
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Mathew Edward George
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Mathew Edward George
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4 G-Grandfather, we are grateful for your worldly efforts you put forth in order to prepare a beautiful & sustainable place for us, your descendants. We remember you, on your birthday, each year, by lighting a candle & telling your story to our children....(Read more)
- Heidi Hoyt
 Added: Mar. 2, 2014
Rest in peace g-g-g-grandfather
- Jim Jr
 Added: Jan. 20, 2014

- Stachia Chadwick & Tombstone Jack
 Added: Dec. 4, 2011
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