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Sears, George W.
Age: 26, credited to Vergennes, VT
Unit(s): 123rd NY INF
Service: enl 6/6/62 Greenwich, NY, m/i Co. A, 123rd NY 9/4/62, m/o 6/8/65 Washington DC
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Birth: Abt 1836, Vergennes, VT
Burial: Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, IL
Marker/Plot: 42.01869 -88.25375
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dave H/Findagrave #47580547
Findagrave Memorial #: 41736655
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/21/1885; widow Martha E., 12/30/1910
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: IL, WI
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Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, IL
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Death of George W. Sears.
Mrs. Frank S. Loomis received a message on Monday announcing the death of her brother-in-law, George W. Sears, at his home at 380 Hickory Place, in Elgin. The funeral was held on Wednesday. Many years ago the deceased resided in Marengo and was a builder and contractor. His wife is a sister of Mrs. F. S. Loomis, and both were prominent in the Freo Methodist church. For forty-five years he was an active business man in Elgin and prominent in the zeal for the betterment of that city. He is survived by Mrs. Sears, one son and five daughters.
Source: Marengo Beacon/Republican News, 22 Dec 1910
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.