|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1855|
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 1939|
George M. CHESSHIRE was the son of Daniel & Elizabeth CHESSHIRE. He m. Emma Victoria LINGO ca. 1877/8 and although his Obit. says he spent his whole life in Page Co, IA all the census (1870, 1880 & 1930) info. says he was born in Missouri.
1930 US CENSUS: Coin, Page Co, IA; Line 75/ 22/ 22:
CHESSHIRE, George M./ Head/ Owns/ $5000/ 75 yr/ marr/ age at first marr 24/ b. MO/ OH/ TN;
........., Emma V./ Wife/ 66 yr/ Marr/ age at first marr 17/ b. OH/ DE/ OH
OBITUARY: "GEORGE CHESSHIRE - [1939 written in] --- George M. CHESSHIRE, 84, last of a family of seven children, died at his home in Coin Thursday, October 26, of uremic poisoning, following a five weeks illness. Funeral services were held Saturday at the home in Coin, Rev. NESBITT, Methodist pastor at Coin, being in charge of the services. Burial was made at Union Grove cemetery west of Northboro.
Mr. Chesshire had spent his entire lifetime in Page county and for the past 37 years had lived in the Coin community. He was a member of the Methodist church at Coin for the past 37 years.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emma CHESSHIRE, and son, Joe of Coin, three daughters, Mrs. Bertha DUTTON of Des Moines, Mrs. Lottie POLSLEY of Shenandoah and Mrs. A. W. LISTON of Audubon. In addition Mr. and Mrs. CHESSHIRE raised a lad, Paul HUMPHREY, now of Omaha, Nebr, from the age of three years to manhood. Nine grandchildren and three great- grandchildren survive."
OBITUARY: For George M. Chesshire d. 26 Oct 1939 in Obituary binders (at the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum in Clarinda, Page Co, IA)
( Family Photo courtesy of their grandson, John Liston)
Emma Victoria Lingo Chesshire (1857 - 1945)
Clinton L. Chesshire (1883 - 1888)*
Steven Lee Chesshire (1890 - 1891)*
Union Grove Cemetery
Plot: Section 2 South Lot #45
Created by: Glenda Frank Moser
Record added: May 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14451482