Col George Hazen Dana

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Col George Hazen Dana

  • Birth 2 Sep 1837 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 17 Oct 1917 Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 58369396

Went to sea at age 17 and traded in the Far East including Singapore. When the Civil War erupted in the U.S., he returned home and enlisted in the 32nd Mass Infantry Volunteers, rising to rank of Lt Col. He engaged in raising sheep at Laramie, Wyoming in the 1870's and ultimately returned to New England, managing properties at and near Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire.
George married Frances Matson Burke (b Wash DC Oct 7, 1847) on Feb 22, 1865 and they had a son Francis Dana who was a lawyer in New York City, in 1908.


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  • Created by: Karl Voigt
  • Added: 8 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58369396
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col George Hazen Dana (2 Sep 1837–17 Oct 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58369396, citing Old Burying Ground, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Karl Voigt (contributor 47047418) .