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Re: George Washington Till
Posted by: Judy Shackleton (ID *****6807) Date: October 13, 2003 at 19:34:49
In Reply to: George Washington Till by Heather Till of 303

George Washington Till was my great grandfather. His son Franklin Irving Till was my mother's Dad. My mother is Grace. Here is what I know: George Washington Till II b. Oct 31, 1868 in Philadelphia, died in 1962 quit school at 10 years of age to help support his mother by working in a hosiery mill. Later occupation was a pipe organ builder. Employed by John Wannamaker to bring organ back from 1906 World's Fair, and install it in Wannamaker's Dept Store, near City Hall, Philadelphia PA. As of 1990, his original wiring and schematics were still visible to visitors at the store. the Organ has been designated a historic landmark. Married Julia Myers (b. April 1, 1867 died 1945) Residences: April 1889 Pennsylvania, Nov 1890 New York, 1893 Pennsylvania, Nov. 1895 New Jersey, 1900 New Jersey, 1900 chadwick st. Philadelphia, 1920 6103 N. Warnock St. Philadelphia, 1930 Aubrey ave and Tulip (Torresdale) Philadelphia. children: Geroge III (b. April 1889 in PA res. in 1920 119 S. 52nd Street Phila. Occ. Tool maker m. Myrtle Carolyn Schaeffer (b. 1892) in 1911 or 1912 c. Myrtle Helen Till b. June 8, 1913 in Phila. 2nd marriage - Bess), Edwin (b. Nov. 27, 1890 in NY m. Della occ. Superintendent resided at 963 E. Price Germantown Phila in 1930. d. 1980 in Philadelphia), Adalaide (b. 1893, m. Harry), Harry R. (b. Nov 17, 1895 in NJ occ. artist m. Helen Sailor 1930 residence- 702 S. Washington square philadelphia) Helen G. (b. 1900 in NJ m. Harry Spink), Ralph J (b. July 20,1903 in NJ occ. draftsman m. Dorothy res. 6103 N. Warnock st Phila. d. Aug. 19, 1994 in Philadelphia) Franklin Irving (b. May 13, 1909 in Philadelphia m. Regina) Wilbert (occ. draftsman m. Alice),Franklin Irving Till b. May 13, 1909 in Philadelphia d. Dec 4, 1995 m. Regina Schaufler on May 6, 1933 c. Elizabeth, Joan, Grace, Alice, George. Grace Till b. Sept. 28, 1942 m. Harold Paul Shackleton on 4/28/1962 c. Scott, David, Stephen, Judith, Andrea


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