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From: "Bob Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [GEORGE] Parents and Family of Wesley Calvin GEORGE (1840-1922)
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 11:11:49 -0500
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Hi Vicki, On my GG Grandfather gravestone they have his name spelled Georg,
I am wondering now if it was misspelled as we think or if it was actually
correct His name is Samuel J. Georg on the stone from Smyth/Grayson Co. Va.
area........Bob

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From: "Vicki Stewart" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 10:17 AM
Subject: Re: [GEORGE] Parents and Family of Wesley Calvin GEORGE (1840-1922)


> Hi all, I have been reading this thread as it has been going on through
> the rootsweb site...... It is interesting to read about all of the
> origins of Georges. I have one more to add to the list. My line of
> Georges immigrated to the U.S. in 1855 from Leibenscheid, Germany. The
> last name was spelled Georg (without the e in German). My
> g-g-grandfather
> was Johannes Gerlach George, born in March 1821 in Leibenscheid, Germany
> and
> died in Leavenworth, KS in July 10, 1876, married to Johanetta Simon in
> 1946, also born and married in Leibenscheid, Germany.
>
> Vicki Stewart
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On
> Behalf Of Dafydd
> Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 12:37 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [GEORGE] Parents and Family of Wesley Calvin GEORGE
> (1840-1922)
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On
> Behalf Of SANDRA MARTIN
> Sent: Monday, 10 December 2007 8:34 a.m.
> To:
> Subject: Re: [GEORGE] Parents and Family of Wesley Calvin GEORGE
> (1840-1922)
>
> This is interesting. My James Hill George had a brother John James George
> who went to England in 1874 and I have found cousins there. I am going to
> send your information to Richard Dixon one of them. Our grgrgrandfather's
> (the two mentioned above) link us.
>
> I think this bares further scrutiny as there may be a connection yet.
>
> Do you know what part of Wales your Georges might have come from? I am
> going
> to do some detective work to see if that name (Wesley Calvin George) comes
> up or has come up in any of my research.
>
> I look forward to talking with you again. New Zealand is a place I have
> always wanted to go. Maybe some day. Until them I am here in Maricopa,
> Arizona USA.
>
> Sandra Martin
>
> P.S. I just found a Wesley Calvin George b. 1840 d. 1922 and married to a
> Rebecca Poteet, on Familysearch.org. Is he the correct one?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dafydd<mailto:>
> To: <mailto:>
> Sent: Sunday, December 09, 2007 10:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [GEORGE] Parents and Family of Wesley Calvin GEORGE
> (1840-1922)
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <mailto:>
> [mailto:] On
> Behalf Of SANDRA MARTIN
> Sent: Sunday, 9 December 2007 1:31 p.m.
> To: <mailto:>
> Subject: Re: [GEORGE] Parents and Family of Wesley Calvin GEORGE
> (1840-1922)
>
> My Georges came from Wales in 1879 so no connection, sorry. Good luck in
> your search.
>
> Sandra
>
> George Richard George arrived here from Liverpool in 1879. Family
> tradition
> says he was Welsh... my genealogy trails through central England and
> possibly originates in Wales.
> I read that the origin of the George name is Flemish. This came about
> through Flemish weavers migrating to Wales. Of course it is not likely
> that
> all people named George originated the same way.
>
> David George.
> New Zealand.
>
>
> Hi... I wish chasing Georges was easy... there are four families of
> Georges
> in this valley and not of them are related. My great grandfather has a
> brother Clifford living on Liverpool Welsh quarter in 1879 and I would be
> most interested if he left descendents.
>
> The most famous George was David Lloyd George who was a British Prime
> Minister. I obtained the Flemish link information from a biography of him.
> One George family around here were from Cornwall. Since many of the
> Cornish
> miners had Welsh names I would surmise that that had migrated southwards
> from South Wales.
>
> Also in Otago NZ there are families of Georges who are Lebanese.
>
> David.
>
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