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George W Hemphill
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Birth: Sep., 1859
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1916
Illinois, USA

PARENTS: James Hemphill & Margaret Woodburn Hemphill

MARRIED: Bessie Jobson, about 1883

1860 Census Cincinnati Ward 11 OH
James Hemphill 35
Margaret 31
George W 1-1/12

1870 Census 6th Ward Peoria IL
1910 Census Peoria Ward 1 IL
George - RR Switchman

OBIT: Peoria Star Jan 23 1916
... Veteran railroad man succumbed to paralysis last evening after three years of suffering... honored citizen of Peoria for over half a century, passed away Sat. eve at his home, 1007 N. Monroe, in his fifty-seventh year.
He was born in Cincinnati Ohio and still a child of tender years when his parents moved to Peoria.
Railroading all his active life, with the old J.S.E.R.R. as conductor, then with C.P.& St. L.R.R. when that company came into control... later years as foreman for the C.R.I. & P.R.R.
Member Masonic franternity belonging to Peoria lodge; also of the Order of Rainroad Conductors and the Switchmen's union.
Survived by wife and one daughter, Miss Georgia
Family links: 
  James Hemphill (1824 - 1885)
  Margaret Woodburn Hemphill (1826 - 1900)
  Bessie Jobson Hemphill (1861 - 1947)
  Bessie Hemphill (1884 - 1903)*
  Georgia Hemphill Hennessy (1886 - 1926)*
  George W Hemphill (1859 - 1916)
  Elizabeth Hemphill (1860 - 1925)*
  Margaret H. Hemphill Scott (1860 - 1953)*
  Robert M Hemphill (1862 - 1889)*
  Anna M Hemphill (1867 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Mount Repose
Maintained by: Jeannie Hemphill
Originally Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Dec 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62743651
George W Hemphill
Added by: Jeannie Hemphill
George W Hemphill
Added by: Susan Henry
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