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George A. Weir, 1867-1948

WEIR, BEMIS

Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/15/2011 at 20:52:01

George A. Weir was born in Toronto, Canada, on July 5, 1867, and moved with his parents to a farm in Armstrong Grove Township in 1869. Carrie A. Bemis was born December 16, 1866, in Estherville, Iowa.

George A. Weir and Carrie A. Bemis were married September 3,1891, at Estherville.

They were parents of five sons: Paul Burton, April 12, 1892; Lynn G., June 2, 1895; Francis Gene, July 19, 1898; Donald, July 30, 1901; Lee Douglas, March 3, 1907.

George farmed several years and later was the manager of the grain elevator in Dunnell, Minnesota. He was an Elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Estherville.

George died in 1948 and Carrie died in 1958.

Contributed by: James M. Richmond . Source: "History of Emmet County, Iowa, Vol. III", Compiled by the Emmet County Historical Society as a Bicentennial Project., Inter-Collegiate Press, Inc., Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1976, pages 442.

Interment in Oak Hill cemetery
 

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