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George Andrew Gwin
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1886
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1966
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA

Married Sarah Gertrude Hollingsworth on August 15, 1917 in Yamhill County, Oregon


The News-Register, McMinnville, Oregon, Sunday, February 27, 1966

Services for George A. Gwin Sr., 79, of Newberg were held Feb. 23 at Mannenbach-Attrell Newberg Funeral Chapel, formerly the Hollingsworth-Gwin Mortuary which he had owned for 25 years. Interment was at Friends Cemetery.

Gwin died Feb. 21, 1966.

A native of Robinson, Ill., he was born Nov. 7, 1886, the son of Joseph Nichols and Grace Newton Gwin. His family moved to Oakville, Wash., when he was two years old. He was a graduate of Ellensburg Normal School, attended the University of California at Berkeley and became a graduate of Washington State College. Aug. 15, 1917, he married Gertrude Hollingsworth. He taught and was a school superintendent in Washington schools before moving to Newberg in 1926.

Gwin was a past president of the Newberg Chamber of Commerce, a charter member of the Newberg Rotary Club, a member of Newberg Masonic Lodge 104, American Legion Lester C. Rees Post 57, World War I Barracks and Oregon Association of Funeral Directors.

Survivors include his widow; a son, George Gwin Jr., Marysville, Wash.; two daughters, Mrs. Joe Yackey, Newberg, and Mrs. Roderick Murray, Ione; a sister, Mrs. Emma Stewart, Ellensburg, Wash.; a brother, Byrl N. Gwin, Onalaska, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandson. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Nichols Gwin (1847 - 1922)
  Grace Newton Gwin (1849 - 1898)
  Sarah Gertrude Hollingsworth Gwin Barnett (1893 - 1983)
  Francelle Patricia Gwin Yackey (1924 - 1998)*
  Lucy Cornelia Gwin (1872 - 1874)*
  Infant Gwin (1874 - 1874)*
  Nellie Gwin Roundtree (1876 - 1952)*
  Anna Maude Gwin Criss (1878 - 1933)*
  John Charles Gwin (1881 - 1949)*
  Emma Gwin Stewart (1884 - 1970)*
  George Andrew Gwin (1886 - 1966)
  Byrl Newton Gwin (1890 - 1971)*
  Frank Merrit Gwinn (1892 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Friends Cemetery
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Original, Block 2, Grave 6
Maintained by: Sheri West
Originally Created by: Charles Rees
Record added: Feb 13, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6178761
George Andrew Gwin
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George Andrew Gwin
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