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Family of George Augustus (Jr) VEAZIE and Elizabeth F BUTLER

George Augustus (Jr) VEAZIE b. 1835 Dec 181762 at Boston, MA1762. d. 1915 Nov 201762 at 185 Washington Ave., Chelsea, MA1762. bd. Woodlawn Cem., Chelsea, MA1762.
Elizabeth F BUTLER b. 1854~855 at Charlestown, MA855. d. 1895 Sep 223193 at Carmel St, Boston, MA3193.

Married855 1895 Sep 3855 at Chelsea, MA855.

George was involved during his life with teaching and composing music. In 1855, his occupation is listed as "tuner." In 1860, 1870, 1880, and 1900, he was a music teacher. His father's obituary2756 mentions him as superintendent of music in the Chelsea public schools. In 1910, he was a music editor. George's obituary2744 describes him as a composer of light operas and a member of the faculty of the New England Convervatory of Music. His death certificate1762 lists him as a retired music teacher. An internet search will result in many references to his work, including seveal songbooks and hymnals. Many newspaper articles regarding church services list "Veazie" and "George Veazie, Jr" as the author of hymns listed.

George and Elizabeth's marriage record indicates it was a second marriage for each. Elizabeth's name is given as Elizabeth F Stearns, dau of Edward Butler and Mary Beal. Her obituary3193 states Elizabeth, wife of Prof George A Veazie, died just 10 days after her marriage of a brief illness. She apprarently took cold on their honeymoom to the White Mountains where they encountered extremely cold weather. She was a Chelsea public schools teacher previous to the marriage, and left a 14-year-old son as well as her widowed husband.

855. Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 ( - online database)
1758. 1850 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;
1759. 1860 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;
1760. 1870 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;
1761. 1880 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;
1762. Veazie, George A, death cert, Mass Vital Records 1911-1915;
1763. 1900 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;
1764. 1910 Fed Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;
2744. Obit - Veazie, George Augustus, New York (NY) Times, 22 Nov 1915;
2756. Obit - Veazie, George A, Boston (MA) Daily Globe, Jan 25, 1893;
3193. Obit - Veazie, Elizabeth F (Stearns Butler), Boston (MA) Daily Globe, Mon., Sep 23, 1895;
4358. 1855 State Census MA, Suffolk Co., Chelsea;