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George Washington Fraley
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1837
Floyd County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 22, 1923
Hardin County
Ohio, USA

George Washington Fraley "Wash" born April 16, 1837, Floyd County, KY, to Daniel Fraley and Mary Hatfield Fraley. GW is listed on his father's Daniel Fraley 1850 Floyd County KY Census.
George W Fraley was born 1937 in Floyd County, Ky, one of 14 children of Daniel and Polly Hatfield Friley. He was raised in a log cabin on land that his mother, Polly inherited from her father, John Hatfield. This family were hunters, farmers and polemen (Pole push boat workers) on the big Sandy and Lickin Rivers, and also made cross ties for the railroad.

George W married First Mathilda Yates, March 1,1860 in Floyd County, KY.

Name: George W. Fraley
Company: K
Unit: 5 Kentucky Mounted Infantry.
Rank - Induction: Private
Rank - Discharge: Private
Allegiance: Confederate
Name: George W Fraley ,
Enlistment Date: 25 December 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Kentucky
Unit Numbers: 1899 1899
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 25 December 1861
Enlisted in Company K, 5th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 25 December 1861.
Discharged Company K, 5th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 20 October 1862
American Civil War Regiments Record
Regiment: 5th Infantry Regiment KY
Date Mustered: 06 May 1865

George married second, Charlotte Yates March 5 1869 in Wayne County W VA

George was an itinerate laborer. He worked cutting timber and making cross toes for the railroad. He was a coal miner and a pole man on the Sandy and Licking River, as well as a farmer and a preacher.

April 24,1914, in the matter of CSA Pension claim of Emily J Poe, Widow of Meredeth Poe, Co F & D, 14th Ky Inf, George Washington Fraley appeared in court in Magoffin Co Ky, being duly sworn, declared that he was well acquainted with Steve Stone, first husband of Emily J Poe, the claimant, and knows that said Steve Stone died on January 28,1898, and that said claimant married Meredeth Poe several years after her first husbands death. That he is well acquainted with the claimant. She was called Jane Risner, and her maiden name was Risner, and she was called by that name after her first husbands death, although she was the widow of the said Steve Stone at the time. She was married to the Soldier Meredeth Poe. G.W.Fraley signed his Mark, with Nannie Hackworth and Anthony Hackworth's signatures as witnesses.
George filed his applicant for CSA pension August 27,1914, and the pension was granted on August 28,1914 by B.C. May, Judge of the Floyd County Court. George stated he was living in Brainard, Ky at the time.
In 1918 George moved with his son James Monroe, and family to Harden Co Ohio, This is where he enjoyed fishing with his grandson Rice Fraley and telling him family stories.

My uncle Tom Fraley, youngest son of James Monroe, told me one time that George died while fishing on a river, May 22,1923 in Alger, Ohio. His funeral was held in son, James home May 23 1923. George Washington Fraley is buried in the Preston Cemetery in Marion two., Hardin Co Ohio, next to his granddaughter Sadie Fraley.

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
about G W Fraley
Name: G W Fraley
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1837
Death Date: 22 May 1923
Cemetery: Preston Cemetery
Cemetery Address: CO Rd 90 Alger, OH 45812
Family links: 
  Daniel Fraley (1790 - ____)
  Polly Hatfield Fraley (1792 - ____)
  Matlida Yates Fraley (1842 - 1864)
  Charlotte Yates Fraley (1845 - 1900)
  Mary Elizabeth Fraley Alley (1862 - 1883)*
  George Raymond Fraley (1874 - 1912)*
  James Monroe Fraley (1875 - 1946)*
  Clarinda Belle Fraley Salyer (1879 - 1965)*
  Maggie Fraley Adams (1885 - 1982)*
  Cleoann "Chloe" Ann Fraley Adkins (1811 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Fraley Yates (1817 - 1877)*
  Samuel Fraley (1826 - 1899)*
  Temperance Herazetta Fraley Artrip (1832 - 1896)*
  George Washington Fraley (1837 - 1923)
*Calculated relationship
Preston Cemetery
Hardin County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Sharon Risner
Record added: Aug 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21127172
George Washington Fraley
Added by: Sharon Risner
George Washington Fraley
Added by: Sharon Risner
George Washington Fraley
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I never really knew you but I will always love you anyways.James W. Fraley
- James Fraley
 Added: Apr. 7, 2016
Thank you Grampa.
- Sharon Risner
 Added: Nov. 11, 2015
Great Great grandfather George. My military link to the Confederacy. You are my hero. RIP.
- Donald Blair
 Added: Oct. 29, 2014
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