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George Washington Ferree
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1837
Death: Nov. 16, 1913

Husband of Mary Elizabeth Robinson Ferree then Viola Marie Strait Ferree.

Served with Co. E of the 59th OH Infantry, attained rank of Sgt in the Civil War. His younger brother John, was in the same regiment. They both fought at the battle of Chicamauga, GA on Sept. 19-20, 1863. George was wounded in the arm while carrying his injured brother, John, off the field of battle. John did not survive his injuries. Their brother Richard was fighting with a different unit in the same battle. He was captured and later died in Andersonville, GA prison.
Before and after the war George was a teacher.

GEORGE W FERREE had 2 brothers & many 1st cousins who also served in the Civil War. His 1st cousins, Carey Westerfield & Shadrach M. Ferree also fought with the 59th Ohio, Co E.

John M Ferree brother, fought with the 59th Ohio & died in battle of Chicamauga, GA

Richard L Ferree brother, fought with the 2nd Ohio & died in Andersonville Prison

Shadrach M Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 59th Ohio

Carey A Westerfield 1st cousin, fought with the 59th Ohio & died of disease in hospital

William Ferree Westerfield 1st cousin who fought with the 118th Ohio

Shadrach L Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 132 Indiana

Charles M Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 52nd Indiana

Richard C Ferree 1st cousin, who fought with the 70th Indiana &died in battle at Resaca, GA

Marshall O Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 6th Missouri & died in Andersonville Prison

Snowden R Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 9th Illinois

Thomas M Ferree 1st cousin

Alfred S Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 153rd Ohio

John P Medaris 1st cousin who fought with the 5th Ohio

Samuel T Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 2nd Colorado Infantry & Calvary

David J Ferree 1st cousin who fought with the 2nd Iowa Calvary

Theophilis L Ferree 1st cousin
who fought with the 9th Iowa Calvary

William M Ferree 1st cousin
who fought with the 137th Ohio

John Goldtrap uncle who fought with the 138th Illinois

David A Goldtrap 1st cousin who fought with the 150th Illinois

Jeremiah H Goldtrap 1st cousin who fought with the 113th Illinois




 
 
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 Parents:
  Snowden Ferree (1804 - 1876)
  Charlotte Goldtrap Ferree (1808 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Elizabeth Robinson Ferree (1840 - 1885)*
  Viola Nancy Strait Ferree (1860 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Milton Ferree (1865 - 1919)*
  Charles Morton Ferree (1866 - 1945)*
  Ella Robinson Ferree Lewis (1870 - 1939)*
  Eva Lotta Ferree (1889 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Goldtrap Ferree (1828 - 1914)*
  Lucetty Ferree Needham (1831 - 1916)*
  Richard L. Ferree (1832 - 1864)*
  Allen Trimble Ferree (1834 - 1850)*
  George Washington Ferree (1837 - 1913)
  John Marsh Ferree (1839 - 1863)*
  Sarah Ann Ferree Brown (1841 - 1914)*
  Morris Bishop Ferree (1845 - 1875)*
  David W Ferree (1846 - 1941)*
  Truman Snowden Ferree (1854 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgar Cemetery
Edgar
Clay County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 9, Lot 3, Grave 5, Row 5
 
Maintained by: Renee Ellis
Originally Created by: Shonneen Goldtrap
Record added: Nov 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31579795
George Washington Ferree
Added by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
 
George Washington Ferree
Added by: Renee Ellis
 
George Washington Ferree
Added by: Renee Ellis
 
 
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