George Burt Damon

George Burt Damon

Birth
Vermont, USA
Death 20 Apr 1885 (aged 50)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block PG Section R1 Lot 29
Memorial ID 62119552 · View Source
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DAMON, George B. ~~ CIVIL WAR VETERAN ~~
1835 20 Apr 1885
Woodland - Polk
aged 50;
Co. I 10th V. inf.
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George Damon descended from one of the founding families in Mass. His history has been traced back to 1710 with the birth of David Damon.

David fought in the Indian War in 1754, and had the rank of Lieutenant. Joseph Damon was son of David and born in 1751 in Reading, Mass., and fought in the Revolutionary War. He was a private in Lexington Alarm, the first battle of the Revolutionary Was fought in Mass. on April 19, 1775, in Capt. Jon Jones' Co. On April 20,1775 he marched with Col. James Prescott's Regiment. Joseph married Ruth Stearns, and their son was Rev. Lyman Damon, born in 1811, in Kirby Mass. In addition to his pastoral duties, he was a farmer. He married Harriet Bancroft, and born to them was Ebenezer Damon. His son was a physician, Dr. George Damon, born in Vermont, and died in 1862.

His son, George, was the father of this George Damon burn in 1835 in Vermont. He married Phoebe in 1877. George worked as a book publisher, and fought in the Civil War in Co. 1, 10th Vol. Infantry.
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Mother: Josephine Burt Damon


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  • Created by: Conley Wolterman
  • Added: 24 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62119552
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Burt Damon (Jan 1835–20 Apr 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62119552, citing Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Conley Wolterman (contributor 46883894) .