George W. Folger

Male 1856 - 1930  (73 years)


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  • Name George W. Folger 
    Born 19 May 1856  Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • When George married in April 1878, his brother, Isaac, attested to him being at least 21 years of age. If he is 21, then he had to have been born c. 1856 since his birthday was in May or 1857 if they fudged a bit. The 1856 birth year matches the 1860 census where he is 4 years old. His estimated birth year is consistent in censuses until 1900.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1860  Seneca, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1870  Henderson, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 9 Apr 1930  Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Henderson Cemetery, Henderson, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1831  CookFolger
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2017 

    Father Ancestors Robert D. Folger
              b. Abt 1818, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Aug 1887, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Nancy Haines
              b. Nov 1820, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Aug 1902, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1840 
    Family ID F595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Jane Forshey
              b. 21 May 1849, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Nov 1930, Henderson, Knox County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1878  Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Jane was the widow of Frank Swanagan Morrison who she married 15 December 1868, Nobel County, Ohio.[1] He is listed as Frank Morrison on the 1870 census[2] and on Administration bond.[3] They had three children.


      [1] Noble County, Ohio, Marriages, 4:192, Swanagan Morrison to Jane Forshey, 1868, browsable images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 2 September 2017), image from FHL 930,093, image 127.
      [2] 1870 U.S. census, Noble County, Ohio, population schedule, Stock, p. 236A, dwelling/family 71, Frank Morison, digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 September 2017); citing NARA microfilm M593, roll 1252.
      [3] Ohio, “Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786–1998,” database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 September 2017), Noble County, Ohio, Administration Bonds, v. 2 (1868–1877):unpaginated, Frank Morrison estate, 6 November 1875.
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1856 - Noble County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1860 - Seneca, Monroe County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Henderson, Knox County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1878 - Noble County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Apr 1930 - Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Henderson Cemetery, Henderson, Knox County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S227] 1860 U.S. census, Monroe County, Ohio, population schedule, Seneca, p. 238, dwelling 127, family 126, Robert Folger; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 27 October 2009; citing NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1012.

    2. [S761] Illinois, “Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947,” index with transcriptions, FamilySearch, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 September 2017), entry for George W. Folger, 1930, Knox County.

    3. [S12] Find A Grave, database and images, (http://www.findagrave.com : accessed 2 September 2017), memorial no. 57,562,883, George W. Folger (1858–1930), photographed by “Just A Cemetery Shadow”; citing Henderson Cemetery, Henderson, Knox County, Illinois.

    4. [S227] 1860 U.S. census, Monroe County, Ohio, population schedule, Seneca, p. 238, dwelling 127, family 126, Robert Folger; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 27 October 2009; citing NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1012.

    5. [S744] 1870 U.S. census, Knox County, Illinois, population schedule, Henderson, p. 244B, dwelling 325, family 325, David Folger; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com:27 October 2009); citing NARA microfilm M593, roll 240.

    6. [S586] Ohio, “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2013,” database with images, FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 7 January 2012), Noble County, Ohio, Marriage Licenses, Vol. 5: 524, George Folger to Jane Morrison, 24 January 1878.


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