b. Dec 1836 PA
|m. 20 Oct 1854 Butler Co OH|
Nancy Davis married Samuel Patterson Jr.
Nancy Davis Patterson stated in the 1880 census that Mr.DAVIS, her father, was born in PA and her mother born in WALES. Jay hasn't found Nancy's sister, Rachel, in the 1880 census to corroborate this, and he suspects that she died in the 1870's. [Nancy Davis Patterson's picture supplied by Jay Wright.]
Likely unrelated, two of David Wilson George's mother's brothers married Lucretia Davis (her husband Michael Thompson was born 22 May 1815) and Malinda Davis (her husband, David Thompson was born 27 Oct 1817).
Samuel Patterson Sr. (c.1769-1853) likely knew his granddaughter Nancy Ann's future George in-laws, as he was buried in the George Cemetery near Okeana on Dwyer Road, in Morgan township. "A History and Biographical Cyclopaedia of Butler County Ohio" has the names of some people buried there, and also lists James D. Davis, James L. Davis, and Samuel Patterson (among others) as justices of the peace.
Nancy (Davis) and Samuel named a daughter Nancy Ann Patterson
Their daughter Nancy Ann Patterson George may have been named both for her mother and her Grandmother Patterson, Nancy Anderson Patterson. According to notes Jay Wright took of Nancy Davis Patterson's obituary, Nancy Ann Patterson George was born in 1808 in Pennsylvania, moved with her parents to Franklin County IN, was raised near Cedar Grove, where she was married in 1826 to Samuel Patterson, had 12 children, of whom one son and six daughters survived her. In the spring of 1854 they moved to a farm near New Salem, Rush Co., IN.
Nancy Ann's sister, Margaret Patterson, later married George W. Brown. Nancy Ann and Margaret were just 2 or 3 years apart in age. Their husbands both took them to live in Pierce City, MO, probably in the early 1880s. Margaret and George Brown came from Rush County IN, per the 1880 census, and only stayed in Pierce City briefly, before moving back to Indiana, probably Indianapolis. Nancy Ann and David George had been living in Marshall County KS for the 1880 census, settling in Pierce City, MO a few years later.
Samuel Patterson Jr. and Nancy Davis Patterson divorced after many years and many children, and he married Elizabeth Brown, sister of one of his sons-in-law, and had more children by the 2nd wife.
Dates vary on Joshua George's death, but based upon the date (April 1835) that administration papers were filed for his heirs, he died of typhoid about February of 1835, either soon after or a little before David Wilson George was born. Catherine had been widowed with one child before, from Dr. C. William GOUGH. With Joshua she had a daughter, Martha Jane (1825-1879) and four more sons. She farmed, and the children helped. Her eldest son, Charles GOUGH (b ca 1823), was a teacher. The George farm, across Dwyer Road from the old George Cemetery, was hilly and best used for dairy farming. Catherine died in 1862, and Joshua's eldest son Enoch Jackson "Jack" (1827-1907), inherited the farm. The other George sons, Andrew Thompson (1829-1889), Reuben Handley (1831-1906), and David Wilson (1835-1901) made their living farming elsewhere.
"Mollie" Mary Jane George Austen (1865-?) lived close enough to attend early George Reunions, starting the second Sunday of August in 1918, at Glenn Miller Park in Richmond, IN. Reunion notes indicate that Mollie came with her husband, Jacob, their daughter and son-in-law, Avice and Jesse Brooks, and their little daughter, Frances. Mollie would bring news of her sisters, Ella George Summers (1857-?) and Catherine George McClintock (1861-1938), living in Missouri. Sometimes their brother, Ralph (1855-1941) would come to the reunion from Missouri which he did just before his death in 1941.
|1. Ralph F. George|
b 11 Nov 1855, IN
lived in MO
|According to census records, Ralph was born in Indiana. Unmarried, he was teaching in Rush County, IN in 1880, boarding with the Sanford Heaton family. Ralph married Flora Holden about 1896. Flora Holden George was born in April 1859 in Indiana, to parents both born in Indiana.|
Ralph & Flora's CHILDREN:
|2. Ella G. George|
b 6 Feb 1857
lived in MO
|Married Lilburn Summers|
Ella and Lilburn's CHILDREN:
|3. Laura George|
b 3 Apr 1859
d 2 Jan 1864 (4)
lived in OH? IN?
|Cause of childhood death is unknown|
Laura had no children
|4. Catherine George|
b 30 May 1861
d ? Feb 1938 (76)
lived in MO
|Married Perry McClintock|
Catherine and Perry's CHILD:
|5. Mary Jane "Mollie" George|
b 3 Jan 1865
lived in IN
|Married Jacob Austen|
Mollie and Jacob's CHILD:
|6. Newton "Charles" George|
b 19 Jun 1869
d 25 Mar 1914 (45)
lived in Kansas City, MO
|Married Maud Gillen|
Maud and Charles' CHILDREN:
|7. unknown child|
d before 1900
lived in MO?
|The 1900 census indicated that of Nancy and David's 7 children, five were still living.|
This child had no children
1888 Goodspeed's History, Lawrence Co MO
A Charles George was listed in the 1888 Goodspeed History of Lawrence Co MO as a member of the Mount Vernon Lodge, but this was in 1854 and 1862, before our Charles was born. There are also references to a Henry George, H. George, J. L. George (Civil War), and R. H. George.
CENSUS DATA collected by
Ross Cameron, 1605 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22150 and Leo V. Mills
The 1900 Census indicates that Nancy George had had 7 children, 5 of whom were still living and two, Catherine and Ella, both widows, living with them.
1900 Census, Missouri, Lawrence Co., Pierce Township, family 66:|
David W. George Aug 1834 65 Yr. M 49 Oh. Va. Va. Farmer Nancy A. Dec 1836 63 Yr. 7 5 Oh. Oh. Oh. Ella Summers (f) Feb 1856 44 Yr. 2 1 Ind. Oh. Oh. Wd. Dau Clifford (m) Jan 1883 17 Yr.G.son Ks. Ind. Ind. Farm Lab Catherine McClintock May 1861 39 Yr. 1 1 Oh. Oh. Oh. Wd.Teacher Clyde W. (m) Mar 1882 18 Yr. Ks. Ind. Oh. Day Lab
|This seems to be David's oldest son, Ralph, below, married 4 years with one child.|
1900 Census, Missouri, Lawrence Co., Pierce Township, Pierce City, family 361:|
Ralph? F. George Nov 1855 44 Yr. M 4 Ind. Oh. Oh. Farmer Flora Apr 1859 41 Yr. 1 1 Ind. Ind. Ind. Margaret (f) Dec 1896 3 Yr. Mo. Ind. Ind.
|Mollie George Austen was not in Lawrence County in 1900. Also, Newton "Charles" George is not yet found.|
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|In the 1880 census, they were in Kansas.|
[Charles GEORGE is listed as Newton GEORGE.]
1880 Census, Kansas, Marshall Co., Blue Rapids, p. 263B: D. W. GEORGE Self M Male W 47 OH Farmer VA VA Mary A. GEORGE Wife M Female W 44 IN Keeping House --- --- Molley GEORGE Dau S Female W 15 IN At Home PA PA Newton GEORGE Son S Male W 11 IN At School OH OH
|It appears that son Ralph may still have been in Indiana.|
1880 Census, Indiana, Rush Co., Noble, p. 194A: Sanford HEATON Self M Male W 29 IN Farmer IN IN Mary A. HEATON Wife M Female W 24 IN Keeps House IN IN Clarance HEATON Son S Male W 6 IN At Home IN IN Data HEATON Son S Male W 4 IN At Home IN IN Calla HEATON Son S Male W 2 IN At Home IN IN Ralph GEORGE Other S Male W 24 IN Teaching OH OH
All of the information from Ross Cameron is from published transcriptions, and should be verified by checking the census microfilm, tombstones, and marriage records.
Quoting parts of the biography:
His sisters are:
According to the 1900 and 1910 censuses, Nancy A. had 7 children and only 5 living. So Laura had died and another child perhaps died at birth or in infancy which Ralph did not include in his list.
|There is no indication that one of David GEORGE's neighbors in Pierce City, MO, Reuben H. GEORGE, was any relation to David's grandfather Reuben GEORGE (1776 VA -1837 OH). The current George family DNA study shows that Grandpa Reuben of Greenbrier and Monroe Counties WV (died 1837) had some yet unknown relationship to Joseph GEORGE (died 1770) and Solomon GEORGE (died 1824) of Orange County NC. (See Group 1: G014, G004, G008) Ross Cameron sent the following details:
Reuben H George Jan 1847 53 Yr. M 28 NC NC NC Farmer Lucy A. Nov 1853 46 Yr. 33 MO KY TN William E. (m) Mar 1873 27 Yr. MO NC MO Photographer Joseph C. (m) May 1875 25 Yr. MO NC MO Miner Julia F. (f) Sep 1877 22 Yr. MO NC MORay Co, Missouri, Marriage Records: GEORGE, R. H., to CAMPBELL, Lucy A., 26 Jul 1871
15 Aug 1870, p. 70, line27, living in hotel, dwellling 463, family 463:
George, Harrison, 23, m, w, retail dry goods merchant, $1,000 P. E., North Carolina, eligible to vote.
He may have gone by Harrison as a young man because there were so many named Reuben George in the family. Then when he got to Lawrence Co. he went by his first name or initials.
1850 Census, North Carolina, Iredell Co., sh. 433B lines 39-42 through 434A, lines 1-5, 7 Aug 1850, dwelling 444, family 451:
W. H. George, 38, m, farmer, $800 R.E., N.C. Rena ", 38, f, N.C. Abner ", 14, m, ", attended school within the year William ", 13, m, ", " Mary George, 11, f, N.C., " Franklin ", 9, m, ", " Martha ", 5, f, ", " Harrison ", 3, m, " Julia ", 1, f, "
Ross presumes that Harold H. George was probably the grandfather of current Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Robert F. George, whose brothers Fred and John Scott were in Ross Cameron's class. Scott also lives in Mount Vernon. They are sons of Harold E. George.
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