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Andrew George was born 6 Mar 1872 in Arkansas, and died 7 May 1914 in Stephenville, Erath, Texas1. He married Elvie Peoples Simmons 30 Jul 1890 in Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas2, daughter of John Simmons and Nancy Harralson. She was born 22 Apr 1874 in Freestone County, Texas, and died 4 Jun 1948 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.

More About Elvie Peoples Simmons: Burial: Pilot Knob Cemetery, Stephenville, Texas4 Elvie never remarried. She, and the children still living at home, continued growing cotton.

Children of Andrew George and Elvie Simmons are:

2i. Jessie Cole5 George, born 28 Sep 1891 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas5; died 14 Oct 1892 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas5.

Burial: Pottsville Cemetery, Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas

3ii. Myrtle Amelia George, born 14 Oct 1892 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas; died 5 Mar 1961 in Hico, Hamilton, Texas. She married John Thomas Knapp 11 Dec 1912 in Stephenville, Erath, Texas; born 3 Mar 1883 in Georgia; died 19 Sep 1927 in Stephenville, Erath, Texas7.

More About Myrtle Amelia George: Burial: Pilot Knob Cemetery, Stephenville. Erath, Texas8

Residence: Hamilton Co, Texas

More About John Thomas Knapp: Burial: Pilot Knob Cemetery, Stephenville. Erath, Texas9

Occupation: Farmer Residence: 1912, Comanche County, Texas

4iii. William Dexter George, born 8 Oct 1895 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas; died 30 Apr 1951 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. He married Jessie Lee Wood 13 Oct 1912 in Stephenville, Erath, Texas; born 11 Aug 1894; died 10 May 1982 in Tarrant. Texas.

More About William Dexter George: Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Forth Worth, Texas

5iv. Marshall Andrew George, born 26 Jan 1896 in Hamilton Co, Texas; died 9 Oct 1965 in Hamilton Co, Texas10. He married Ula Amanda Kemp 19 Jan 1936 in Hamilton Co, Texas11; born 15 Aug 1897 in Hamilton Co, Texas; died 11 Dec 1973 in Hamilton Co, Texas.

More About Marshall Andrew George: Burial: Pottsville Cemetery, Pottsville, Hamilton , Texas12

MILITARY: WWI Veteran 12

Notes for Ula Amanda Kemp:


From "The Hamilton Herald-News" of 12/20/1973

Funeral services for Mrs. Ula Amanda George were held Dec. 13, 1973, at 10 a.m. at the Riley Funeral Chapel. Rev. W. C. Taylor, Jr. officiated at the service with burial in the Pottsville Cemetery.

Mrs. George died suddenly Dec. 11. She was born in Hamilton County, the daughter of the late Anabel Smith Kemp and George Foster Kemp, August 15, 1897. On Jan. 21, 1936, she was married to Marshall Andrew George who preceded her in death Oct. 9, 1965.

She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Esta) Hamilton of Hamilton and Mrs. Bessie McGlothlin of Dublin; and one brother, Harmon Kemp of Lamkin.

Nephews served as pallbearers.

More About Ula Amanda Kemp: Burial: Pottsville Cemetery, Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas

6v. Otho Clyde George, born 26 Sep 1897 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas; died 23 Mar 1964 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas13. He married Susie Smart3 Aug 1919; born Abt. 1899; died 5 Mar 1988 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.

Notes for Susie Smart: Obituary Fort Worth, Texas Star Telegram Mar 3, 1988

SUSIE GEORGE, 89, Fort Worth, passed away Saturday. Preceded in death by her daughter, Mae Belle Thornton in 1983, and her husband, Otho C. George in 1964. Survivors: Daughters, Roberta Bush, Fort Worth, Dora Laird, Fort Worth, Ruby Nell Azlin, Winnsboro; 15 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Services 3:30 p.m. Monday, Mount Olivet Chapel, Rev. Sammy Box officiating. Internment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements Mount Olivet Funeral Home, 2301 N. Sylvania at N.E. 28th St. 831-0511

7vi. Noah Gaston George, born 26 Mar 1899 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas; died 1 Jan 1959 in Hamilton Co, Texas. He married (1) Haddie Waddell 26 Apr 1924 in Star, Hamilton, Texas14. He married (2) Zeolette Curb 2 Nov 1939 in Hamilton Co, Texas15.

Notes for Haddie Waddell: Was Carmen Waddel's first cousin

8vii. John Olin George, born 10 Nov 1900 in Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas16; died 10 Jan 1961 in Kingman, Arizona. He married Lillian Elmer Smith 24 Dec 1924 in Hamilton Co, Texas17; born 24 Dec 1906 in Jonesboro, Hamilton, Texas.

Notes for John Olin George: Obituary 11 Jan 1961


Funeral services for John Olin George will be held here Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. Mr. George died in Mohave General Hospital Monday.

J.L. Hines of the Church of Christ will officiate at the services in the Memorial Chapel of the Van Marter-Hale Mortuary. Interment will follow at Mountain View cemetery.

Mr. George was born in Indian Gap, Texas, on November 10, 1900, and had lived in Mohave County since coming here from Parker, Ariz., 19 years ago. He was a carpenter and had recently managed a service station.

Mr. George was a member of the Church of Christ.

Pallbearers at the service will include W. H. Crosswhite, Jim Lightfoot, Dick Smith, Ruel Lightfoot, G.E. Sumner and Orval Bradley.

He is survived by his wife Lillian E. George of Kingman; a daughter, Doris Oliver of Oneona, Ala. and a don Dale George of Kingman.

Also surviving are three brothers, Otho of Ft. Worth, Marshall of Energy, Texas and Alvin of Moran, Texas; and three sisters, Myrtle Knapp of Lindale, Texas; Elvie Stagner of Hico, Texas; and Maude Beckner of Fort Worth; and six grandchildren.

Burial on Friday 13 Jan 1961

More About John Olin George: Burial: 13 Jan 1961, Mountain View Cemetery - Kingman, AZ18

Occupation: Carpenter

Marriage Notes for John George and Lillian Smith:

Olin George married Elmer Smith Dec 24,1924 Vol 8-408 –Marriage Records Hamilton Co, TX

9viii. Neely Simmons George, born 5 May 1902 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas19,20; died 8 Dec 1954 in Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California21. He married Faye Myrtle Manning 26 May 1923 in McGirk, Hamilton, Texas; born 10 Mar 1903 in Star, Hamilton, Texas22; died 10 Aug 1956 in Pleasanton, Alameda, California23.

More About Neely Simmons George: Burial: Fair Oaks Cemetery, Sacramento, California

Occupation: Electrician

More About Faye Myrtle Manning: Burial: Eastlawn Cemetery, Sacramento, California

10ix. Infant George, born 9 Feb 1903; died 9 Feb 1903.

11x. Elvie Omega George, born 2 Aug 1904 in Hamilton Co, Texas; died 14 Feb 1971. She married Uel Stagner 16 Mar 1926 in Stephenville, Erath, Texas.

More About Elvie Omega George: Burial: Pilot Knob Cemetery, Stephenville, Texas24

12xi. Dora Arminta George, born 20 Mar 1906; died 21 Jun 1906.

More About Dora Arminta George: Burial: Pilot Knob Cemetery, Stephenville, Texas25

13xii. Alvin A George, born 29 Aug 1907 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas; died 18 May 1969 in Ganado, Jackson, Texas. He married Ona Harris 11 Oct 1925 in Ganado, Jackson, Texas.

4xiii. Maudie Minerva George, born 21 May 1909 in Pottsville, Hamilton, Texas; died 14 Mar 1984 in Eules, Tarrant, Texas. She married (1) Lee Carson. She married (2) Henry Clarence Beckner 5 Feb 1929 in Energy, Texas; born 20 May 1908 in San Saba Co, Texas; died 13 Nov 1978 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.

More About Maudie Minerva George: Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Ft Worth, Texas

More About Henry Clarence Beckner: Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas

15xiv. Infant George, born 9 Feb 1911; died 9 Feb 1911.

Notes for Infant George: Burial: Pilot Knob Cemetery

16xv. Eugene V Debb George, born 3 Jun 1912 in Pilot Knob, Erath, Texas; died 4 Aug 1952 in Tolar, Hood, Texas. He married Minnie Evelyn Payne 17 Aug 1935 in Hamilton Co, Texas26; born 18 Dec 1917 in Sayer, Oklahoma.


1. Death Certificate, File number 49 Stephenville, County of Erath, Texas.

2. Marriage Records, Hamilton County Marriage Record Book 1, p. 187., Andrew George married Miss E P Simmons 7-30-1890 George, Andrew Married: Jul 30, 1890 in: Hamilton, TX Gender: M Source info: Library of Congress reference number (book) File name: 976.4 A1 No. 200 Spouse's gender: F Spouse's name: Simmons, E. P.

3. Headstone, Andrew George Mar 6, 1872 - May 7, 1914.

4. Headstone, Elvie Peoples George Apr 22, 1874 - Jun 8, 1948.

5. Headstone.

6. Headstone, Jessie C George Sep 28, 1891 - Oct 14, 1892.

7. Death Certificate.

8. Headstone, Myrtle A. Knapp Oct 14, 1892 - Mar 5, 1961.

9. Headstone, J. Tom Knapp Mar 3, 1883-Sep 19, 1927.

10. Texas Deaths, 1964-98, "Electronic."

11. Marriage Records, Hamilton County Marriage Record Book 10, p. 36, 01/19/1936 Marshal Andrew GEORGE married Ula Amanda KEMP.

12. Headstone.

13. Death Records, death 23 March 1964, Tarrant County, Texas - single man.

14. Marriage Records Hamilton County, Texas, Vol 8-355, N G George married Hattie Waddill 4-26-24.

15. Marriage Records Hamilton County, Texas, Vol 10-280, Noah George married Zeoleate Curb 11-2-39.

16. Delayed Birth Certificate, Hamilton County, Texas.

17. Marriage Records Hamilton County, Texas, Vol 6-408, Olin George married Elmer Smith 12-24-1924.

18. Obituary.

19. Delayed Birth Certificate. Information also in Bible of Faye Myrtle George

20. Faye George Bible.

21. Faye George, Family Bible - Faye George.

22. Birth Certificate, Hamilton County, Texas req. no. 522321 (2/26/79) cross ref. no. 511851 (2/8/79).

23. Faye George, Family Bible - Faye George.

24. Headstone, Elvie Omega Stagner Aug 2, 1904 - Feb 14, 1970.

25. Headstone, Mar 20, 1906 - Jun 21, 1906.

26. Marriage Records Hamilton County, Texas, Vol 9-563, E D George married Evlyn Payne.

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