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 George Watson Kinton

George Watson Kinton

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Aug 1955 (aged 86)
Ventura County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot SectionM, Tier 11, Grave 67
Memorial ID 10930836 · View Source
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Death: KINTON, George Watson
Author: Don Stowell Date: 8 May 2005 1:44 PM GMT
Classification: Death

Rosamond Pioneer Passes Away

George Watson Kinton, 86, cattleman of Rosamond, Calif., who was born April 20, 1869 in Pennsylvania, died August 15, 1955 in Ventura County from natural causes. Services were held in the Mumaw Chapel at 11 a.m., with interment in Grand View Memmorial Park, Glendale. :
He is survived by a brother, Howard of Pa., and two nephews Loring Carpenter of Kansas and Oscar Kidwell of Pa. George Kinton came to Rosamond in 1900 and worked in the Hamilton Mine. After several years he then took the job as foreman for Harry Butterworth: on his cattle ranch. After several years of cattle raising he then took the position of peace officer for Antelope Valley (Deputy Sheriff). From here he took the job as night clerk at the Lancaster Inn Hotel. From here he retired and made his home in Rosamond. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge of Bedford. Pa.. for many years.

Posted by East Kern Genealogical Society
Courtesy of Mojave Desert News
California City, Kern, CA
Published: 20 Aug 1955



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  • Created by: Diana Satterfield
  • Added: 8 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10930836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Watson Kinton (20 Apr 1869–15 Aug 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10930836, citing Grand View Memorial Park and Crematory, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Diana Satterfield (contributor 46614911) .