|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1872|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1957|
George Henry BEST was born on 17 Feb 1872 in Iowa. His death certificate says he was born in Cameron, Missouri. He died on 4 Dec 1957 in Sampsel Twp, Livingston, Missouri. He was buried on 5 Dec 1957 in Mooresville Cemetery, Livingston, Missouri. George Best was a true outdoorsman and an expert handler of bees. Parents: Henry Adam "Ad" BEST and Almira Amanda SPRAGUE.
Spouse: Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" DUCKWORTH. George Henry BEST and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" DUCKWORTH were married on 24 Dec 1899 in Mooresville, Livingston, Missouri. Much conflicting information has been published regarding the marriage date. The compiler has a clear copy of the original marriage record. It shows that the marriage ceremony was performed on December 24, 1899 "at or near Mooresville" by Rev. Amos Coen. The record was filed with the Livingston Co. Recorder of Deeds on December 27, 1899. George and Lizzie lived 1 1/2 miles northeast of Mooresville. Children were: George Henry BEST Jr., Russell H. BEST, Gladys BEST.
Henry Adam Best (1843 - 1907)
Almira Amanda (Sprague) Best (1851 - 1880)
Mary Elizabeth Duckworth (1880 - 1938)*
Russell H Best (1905 - 1946)*
Glayds Best Tiberghien (1907 - 1977)*
Anna Elizabeth (Best) Wilson (1870 - 1937)*
George Henry Best (1872 - 1957)
Rosetta Best Jones (1874 - 1916)*
Edward Milton Best (1879 - 1919)*
Created by: Michael Opitz
Record added: Jan 22, 2012
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