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Death in CA in 1863: Major George E. DREW, aged 41 years, native of Brunswick ME
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: November 23, 2007 at 09:38:58
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Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>FRIDAY, 6 NOV 1863<<

DIED - in this city, Wednesday, Nov. 5th, George E. DREW, aged 41 years.

DEATH of GEORGE E. DREW - Our citizens were pained but not surprised yesterday, at the announcement of the death of George E. DREW, after a lingering illness, of consumption. Mr. DREW was an old and highly esteemed resident of Stockton, had been 3 times elected County Surveyor, and by strick integrity and amiability of character had made many warm friends. His disease dates from March last, but was not by himself considered alarming until a month or 3 weeks ago, when he surrendered all hopes of recovery. Deceased was a native of Brunswick, Maine, aged 41 years, a member of the Odd Fellows, and leaves a wife and 2 children. His funeral will take place on Saturday, at 11 o'clock a.m.

IN MEMORIUM - At a regular meeting of the Stockton Union Guard, held at their armory last evening the following resolutions were unanimously adopted:Resolved, That by the death of Major George E. DREW, Ordnance officer on the staff of General A.M. DOBBIE, and a late member of the Company, we have lost an able soldier, an accomplished gentleman, and a true friend. Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with the relations of the deceased in this their hour of deep affliction and offer to them our heartfelt condolence in the great loss they have sustained.Resolved, That the Secretary be instructed to forward a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.

>>SATURDAY, 7 NOV 1863<<

FUNERAL SERVICES - Mr. DREW's funeral services will take place at the First Presbyterian Church, in this city, today at 11 o'clock a.m.

WILL ADJOURN - The Board of Supervisors will meet at the hour appointed this morning, approve their minutes of yesterday, and then adjourn to attend Mr. DREW's funeral.

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