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W.S. George, pottery company and ancestors
Posted by: becky Date: February 15, 2002 at 17:29:17
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ON my husbands side, W.S. George founded the W.S. George potter company in East Palestine, Ohio, and later in canonburg, pa.

This is what I have

W.S. George jr b March 21, 1865 in East Liverpool, Ohio,
son of W.S. George Sr, and Mary G. CAvitt
m Annie Stewart CAmpbell of Philadelphia,
PA, 1887
d Hotel AStor, New York City April 12, 1925
was on business with his daughter, Lois,
were enroute to East Palestine after a
tour of the West Indies where they had
in the interest of mr. George's health.
Children: William Campbell George, Mrs.
JL Adams, Ashville NC, John S. George,
Frank C. George, Kittanning, Pa, Mrs.
JW Woodward, Asheville, NC, Lois, Robert
B., Janet, and William S George Jr

WS George Sr. b October 15, 1821, Westmoreland county,
PA son of John GEorge, and Elizabeth
m Mary G CAvitt, 1848
d. East palestine Ohio July 15, 1903
Children: Frank W of Columbus, John
of Canonsburg, Pa, William s. Jr., and
Mrs. Jennie Quay of EAst Palestine,

John Geoge the father of WS. George Sr. married
Elizabeth Shaw, and residing in
Westmoreland County, Pa at the time of
son's birth, in 1821.

Any info on this John George? Elizabeth Shaw George?

Anyone wanting info on the WS George potteries in East Palestine (especially) or canonsburg, Pa?


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