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George Bright Short
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1828
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1916
Illinois, USA

George was born in St Clair county, Illinois. On Dec 10, 1848, he married Miss Emiline Stookey. She died, leaving one child, Barbara of Jerseyville, who still survives him. Mr. Short was married again of Sept 30, 1856, his second union being with Miss Sarah E. Thrift. Six children were born, two survive:they are Mrs. Henrietta Reynolds of Argenta, and Mrs Goldella Stein of Monte Vista, Col. He also leaves four grandchildren, Mrs. Benton Jones of Argenta,
Ralph Reynolds who resides on the home place near Emery and Misses Ruth and Elizabeth Stein of Monte Vista. He also leaves three great
grandchildren. Mr. Short's life was one of industry and duty. He was a member of the Baptist church. The funeral of George. B. Short of
Emery will be held Sunday morning at 9 o'clock at the family residence. Burial will be in Friends Creek cemetery, near Argenta.

Decatur, IL Review Mar 3, 1916 p14
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bright Short (1803 - 1869)
  Nancy Hill Short (1805 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Thrift Short (1835 - 1877)
 
 Children:
  Barbara Short Bowler (1850 - 1934)*
  Evalina Short (1857 - 1891)*
  James Monroe Short (1858 - 1865)*
  Lottie Short (1862 - 1864)*
  Henrietta Short Reynolds (1866 - 1928)*
  Elizabeth Short (1872 - 1877)*
  Goldella Short Stein (1873 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Monroe Short (1828 - 1858)*
  George Bright Short (1828 - 1916)
  John A. Short (1830 - 1830)*
  Cyrena L. Short Stookey (1834 - 1905)*
  Margaret A. Short McGuire (1836 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO G 2 ILL INF MEX WAR
 
Burial:
Friends Creek Cemetery
Argenta
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Leslie Robbins Martin
Record added: Dec 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23357331
George Bright Short
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George Bright Short
Added by: Leslie Robbins Martin
 
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