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Dr George Merrill Babcock
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1864
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 2, 1953
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Morning Democrat, Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday, May 5, 1953

ROCK ISLAND--Funeral services for Dr. George M. Babcock, 89, who died Saturday in his home, 1004 Twentieth street, Rock Island, will be conducted in the Hodgson funeral home at 3 this afternoon. The Rev. Dan Gold Long, pastor of Broadway Presbyterian church will be in charge, with burial in Chippiannock cemetery.

A life resident of Rock Island county, he was born April 13, 1864, near East Moline. He graduated from Moline high school and received his degree from the dental school of the University of Iowa in 1888. His marriage to Hattie Jackson took place in Rock Island Feb. 15, 1893.

Dr. Babcock practiced dentistry in the early 1900's and in recent years had been engaged in real estate and building contracting. He engineered the laying out of Silvis and the Babcock addition in East Moline.

Survivors are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Metcalf, Detroit, Mich.; two sons William J. of Lafayette, Calif., and George S. Babcock, Toledo, O; a brother, Drury Babcock, Moline, and eight grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  John Elias Babcock (1821 - 1895)
  Eliza A. Wells Babcock (1838 - 1929)
  Hattie Jackson Babcock (1870 - 1956)
  Timothy A. Babcock (1859 - 1859)*
  Ralph Milton Babcock (1860 - 1932)*
  George Merrill Babcock (1864 - 1953)
  Lillie Louisa Babcock Arenschield Albrecht (1866 - 1952)*
  Martha M. Babcock (1869 - 1927)*
  Drury A. Babcock (1871 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Chippiannock Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Carol (Schlueter) Long
Record added: May 28, 2011
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Dr George Merrill Babcock
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