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George Newton Longcor
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1842
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1872
Labette County
Kansas, USA

George Newton Longcor, Co. G, 21 Reg't Missouri Inf. - Description: Age 19; height 5' 5 1/4"; light complexion; hazel eyes; auburn hair; occupation blacksmith; born Indiana per his sworn statements. Enlistment: 15 June 1861 at St. Francisville, MO (about 1 mile south of Lee county, Iowa) by Capt. Roseberry for a term of 3 years. Was engaged in Battles of Athens, MO 5 Aug 1861; Shiloh 6 & 7 April 1862; Corinth, MS 3 & 4 Oct 1862; assigned special guard duty 29 Dec 1863; re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer on 1 Jan 1864, effective 2 March 1864, which entitled him to a 30 day furlough and $100 re-enlistment bounty; furlough granted on 21 March 1864 for 30 days to Belfast, Lee county, Iowa; Tupelo, MS 14 July 1864; Nashville, TN 15 & 16 Dec 1864; Ft. Blakely, AL 9 April 1865; promoted to the rank of Corp. 18 April 1865. Black Smith.

George married Mary Jane Gilmore in Adair Co. Mo. June 1868 and moved to Montgomery Co. Kansas with her parents. In the 13 Aug 1870 Rutland Tsp. Montgomery Co. census, G. N. Lunker born in Iowa is shown as husband of M.J., he's 27 and she's 18. Robert Gilmore, Mary Jane's father is 2 doors down. Mary Jane died soon after Mary Ann was born.

The GIH scroll of 1918 records both George Newton and his daughter died 26 November 1872 in Parsons, Labette Co. Kansas. Son Robert was born in Adair Co. Mo. and daughter was born in Montgomery Co. Kansas.

George was taking his daughter back to his family in Missouri when a winter storm forced him to stop at the Benders place.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Anthony Longcor (1818 - 1901)
  Mary Polly Hughes Longcor (1818 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Gilmour Longcor (1849 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Longcor (____ - 1871)*
  Mary Ann Longcor (1871 - 1872)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Jane Longcor Williams (1840 - 1931)*
  George Newton Longcor (1842 - 1872)
  Peter Sylvester Longcor (1848 - 1926)*
  Mary Abigail Longcor Parsons (1850 - 1935)*
  Nancy Catherine Longcor McOmber (1852 - 1926)*
  William Anthony Longcor (1856 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gilmore Family Cemetery
Wayside
Montgomery County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Michael Parsons
Record added: Dec 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62444833
George Newton Longcor
Added by: Michael Parsons
 
 
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