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 Mathew Edward George

Mathew Edward George

Birth
Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA
Death 17 Nov 1879 (aged 75)
Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 38905141 · View Source
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"Mr. George was born in Chilicothe, Ross County, Ohio, in the year 1804, and died the 17th of November, 1879, at the age of 75 years.

He was married at the age of 20 to Nancy Leonard. He left Ohio in 1828 and moved to Indiana, from thence to Illinois, where he lost his wife. Then he moved to Shelby County, Missouri, where he was married to his second wife, Sarah Vanskike. He then moved to Ottumwa, Wappell County, Iowa, in 1851, then to Jackson County, Kansas, in 1863, where he concluded to live the remainder of his days.

He was taken sick the night of the 13th of Nov, with lung fever, and died the 27th. He was a member of the Methodist church for forty years. He was the father of twenty children, of which sixteen are living. Peace to his ashes."

From: Holton Signal, Holton, Jackson Co Ks. 10 Dec 1879, pg.2 column.3.



Inscription

HUSBAND OF SARAH A. GEORGE
AGED 75 Yrs. 4 Ms. 21 Ds.


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  • Maintained by: Judy
  • Originally Created by: KUfan
  • Added: 30 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38905141
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mathew Edward George (26 Jun 1804–17 Nov 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38905141, citing Soldier Cemetery, Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Judy (contributor 46889112) .