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Family of George W VESEY and Olive GRAHAM

George W VESEY b. 1811 Aug 20840 at Braintree, VT831. d. 1887 May 84952 at St Joseph Co., IN4952. bd. Noffsinger Cem., Elkhart Co., IN840.
Olive GRAHAM b. 1816 Sep 15831 at New York2902. d. 1859 Feb 22831. bd. Noffsinger Cem., Elkhart Co., IN831.

Married2033 1833 Sep 82033 at Geauga Co., OH2033.

George and Olive were married by Charles Burr, Justice of the Peace. Their marriage license was recorded 31 Aug 1933, Perry Twp., Geauga Co., OH, by D D Aiken, Clerk.

George is assumed to have been born in Braintree, VT, as Bass831 has his father resident there between 1785 and 1815.

Hillman800 states George W Vesey is listed in the will of Benjamin Vesey (Geauga Co. OH Probate), though George's mother is not identified. Until further information is available, his mother is given herein as Eunice Lamb, Benjamin's second wife.

Among many probate records for George W Vesey is a request4952 by Rebecca Vesey, stating that she is the widow of George W Vesey; that he "departed this life" in Saint Joseph County, Indiana, she believes on the 8th day of May A.D. 1887; that she relinquishes her right to administer his estate; and requests that John Dixon be appointed administrator. Dated 30 May 1887, Rebecca Vesey.

A monument840 in Noffsinger Cem., Elkhart Co., IN, reads "George W Vesey / Died / May 8 1887 / Aged 75 Ys 8M 18Ds." His birth date is calculated from that information.

Memoirs of Indiana5314 states that George Vesey emigrated to Penn township in 1847, buying 160 acres were he established a home.

There appears to be no clear indication of Olive Graham's parents. She may be the daughter of William and Anna Graham, as Anna Vesey, age 14, born Ohio, possibly George and Olive's daughter, appears in the household of William and Anna Graham, in Perry, Ohio,in 1850834 (enumerated Aug 28). Anna also appears that year2902 with her parents, same age and birthplace (enumerated Oct 3).

On Nov 6, 1835, William Graham transferred5319 land registered in Perry, OH, to Olive Vesey.

A monument840 in Noffsinger Cem., Elkhart Co., IN, below "George W Vesey," reads: "Olive / His Wife / Died Feb 22 1859 / Aged 42ys 5ms 7ds." Olive's birth date is calculated from that information.

Child 5. Horace

Horace's headstone reads: “HORACE M VESEY / DIED / OCT 18 1865 / AGED 23? YRS 3M 4D” His birthdate is calculated from that information.

Children of George W VESEY and Olive GRAHAM:

1. Emily T or P VESEY2902 b. 1833 Dec 94633 at Ohio2902. d. 1913 Mar 214633 at 214 W 4th St, Mishawaka, IN4633. bd. City Cemetery, Mishawaka, IN4633.
md. 1) William CURTIS
md. 2) Robert H CROOKS
2. Anna M VESEY2902 b. 1835 Dec3181 at Ohio2902. d. 1916 Jun 94633 at 3 miles S of Mishawaka, Penn Twp, St Joseph co., IN4633. bd. Eutzler Cem., South Bend, IN4633.
md. George EUTZLER
3. William B VESEY2902 b. 1838 Jan 263180 at Perry, Lake co., OH3180. d. 1887 Jan 193180 at home near Osceola, IN3180. bd. Mishawaka City Cem., Mishawaka, IN840.
md. Ellen (Nellie) M SMITH
4. Lucius L VESEY2902 b. 1840 Feb 253149 at Painesville, OH3149. d. 1934 Jan 313149 at St Joseph, MI3149. bd. Riverview Cem., St Joseph, MI4448.
md. Phoebe Ann BIRDSEY
5. Horace M VESEY2902 b. 1842 Jul 14840 at Ohio2902. d. 1865 Oct 18840. bd. Noffsinger Cem., Elkhart co., IN840.
6. Roxey R VESEY2902 b. 1846 May 155316 at Painesville, OH5315. d. 1937 May 185315 at home of daughter, Mrs Sabra Cooke, Minneapolis, MN5315. bd. Mishawaka, IN5315.
md. Fredrick George EBERHART

800. Veazie Genealogy, Ralph E Hillman, CG, Penobscot Press, Private Printing, Feb 2011.
831. Vermont, Braintree, History of, by Henry Royce Bass, Rutland, VT: 1883;;;
834. 1850 Fed Census OH, Lake Co., Perry;
840. Gravestone inscriptions -
2033. Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994 (1774-1993), (
2902. 1850 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Penn Twp;,
2904. 1870 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Penn Twp;,
2905. 1860 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Penn Twp;
3149. Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952;,
3179. 1880 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Penn Twp;
3180. Obit - Vesey, W B, Elkhart (IN) Review, Jan 24, 1887;
3181. 1900 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Penn Twp;
4448. Obit - Vesey, Lucius L, The News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI), Thu, Feb 1, 1934;
4633. Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011;
4952. Vesey, George W; Rebecca Vesey appoints administrator; Indiana Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999;
5314. Indiana, Elkhart and St Joseph Counties, Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs; Chicago, Goodspeed Brothers, Publishers 1893;
5315. Obit - Eberhart, Roxy; Minneapolis (MN) Star, Wed, May 19, 1937;
5316. Eberhart, Roxy, returns from hospital on 91st birthday, Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune, Sun, May 16, 1937;
5319. Ohio, Geauga County, Deed Index Extracts - pre 1841;