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George Washington Key
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1816
Death: Dec. 10, 1897

George Washington Key was born in 1816 most likely in Jackson County, Georgia. He married Unity Millie (aka) Unetta Leftridge in Newton, County on December 20. 1838. George and Unity were both born in 1816. Shortly after their first child, Burrell J., was born, they moved to Randolph County, Alabama to be near his parents, Stephen Center Key 1780-1857 FAG# 49957727, and Elizabeth Jordan Key 1787-1883 FAG# 49957768. Sometime after 1860, he moved the family to the Tyus area of Carroll County where he continued his blacksmith business. He and Unity had several children: Burrell 1841-1895, Rebecca F. 1843-1918, Louise C. 1845-1932, Martha Jane 1847-1918, Lettie 1850, Sitha A.1851-1924, Joel William 1853-1924, John M. 1855-1934, Wiley Martin 1858-1918, Vergen Mary (Molly)1860-1941, and Warren.

George W. died December 10, 1897, and Unity died November 19, 1885. Both are buried at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery near Tyus, along with several of their children John M., Lousia "Lizzie", Vergen Mary"Mollie", and Rebecca.

G.W. Key was the 3rd G-Grandfather of this writer, Edwin Williams 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Key (1780 - 1857)
  Elizabeth Jordan Key (1797 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Unette Leftridge Key (1816 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Joel Washington Key (1853 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Private, 3rd Alabama Reserves.
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Joel
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Edwin Williams
Originally Created by: Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
Record added: May 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37088219
George Washington Key
Added by: Sgt Ed Elstan
 
George Washington Key
Added by: Sgt Ed Elstan
 
 
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, a Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Aug. 27, 2010

- rhondajo
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010

- Sgt Ed Elstan
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010
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