Iowa Family Group Sheet for the John George BEST (#2) Family

Submitted by: Charles I. Davis 


HUSBAND: John George BEST (#2)
Birth date: 8 Jun 1798
Birthplace: of, Washington, PA
Death date: 9 May 1861
Place of death: Vincennes, Lee, IA
Burial date: May 1861
Burial place: Vincennes, Lee, IA
Other Spouse: (#1) Tracy BURRELL
Father: Samuel BEST
Mother: Agnes CASEBEER

Marriage date: 9 Dec 1835
Marriage place: , , OH

WIFE:  Rebecca ARNOLD
Birth date: 04 Mar 1817
Birthplace: , , OH
Death date: 10 Jan 1865
Place of death: Vincennes, Lee, IA
Burial date: Jan 1865
Burial place: Vincennes, Lee, IA
Other Spouse: (#1) Unknown MC FARLAND
Father: (Unknown) ARNOLD
Mother: (Unknown)


CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Matilda Jane (Mc FARLAND) BEST
Sex: F
Birth date: 06 Oct 1833
Birthplace: , , OH
Death date: 14 Dec 1912
Place of death: Stockton, San Joaquin, California
Burial date: Dec 1912
Burial place: San Jose, Santa Clara, California
Spouse's name: Addison Merritt COLE, Sr.
Marriage date: abt 1853
Marriage place: of , Lee, IA

Child No. 2: Sarah Jane BEST
Sex: F
Birth date: 04 Oct 1836
Birthplace: , , OH
Death date: aft 1886
Place of death: 
Burial date: 
Burial place: 
Spouse's name: John WYLLIE
Marriage date: 2 Mar 1851
Marriage place: , Clark, MO

Child No. 3: Daniel BEST
Sex: M
Birth date: 28 Mar 1838
Birthplace: Clinton, Crawford, Ohio
Death date: 22 Aug 1923
Place of death: Oakland, Alameda, California
Burial date: Aug 1923
Burial place: Oakland, Alameda, California
Spouse's name: Meta Johanna STEINKAMP
Marriage date: 29 Aug 1872
Marriage place: Marysville, Yuba, California

Child No. 4: Isaac BEST
Sex: M
Birth date: 28 Dec 1841
Birthplace: , Gasconade, MO
Death date: Aft 1908
Place of death: 
Burial date: 
Burial place: 
Spouse's name: Sarah C. SAXBY
Marriage date: abt 1862
Marriage place: 

Child No. 5: Mary Anne BEST
Sex: F
Birth date: 25 Nov 1843
Birthplace: , , MO
Death date: 16 Jan 1917
Place of death: 
Burial date: 
Burial place: 
Spouse's name: Albert J. MEEKE
Marriage date: 
Marriage place: 

Child No. 6: Benjamin Banthan BEST
Sex: M
Birth date: 26 Sep 1846
Birthplace: , Gasconade, MO
Death date: 24 Jul 1921
Place of death: Revere, Clark, Missouri
Burial date: 26 Jul 1921
Burial place: Vincennes, Lee, Iowa
Spouse's name: Mary Kathrine MALOY
Marriage date: 31 Mar 1867
Marriage place: Keokuk, Lee, Iowa

Child No. 7: Priscilla BEST (Twin)
Sex: F
Birth date: 24 Apr 1848
Birthplace: of, Lee, Iowa
Death date: 22 Mar 1924
Place of death: Wheatland, Yuba, California
Burial date: 24 Mar 1924
Burial place: Wheatland, Yuba, California
Spouse's name: William Nicholas RICH
Marriage date: abt 1870
Marriage place: of , , Arkansas

Child No. 8: Rucilla BEST (Twin)
Sex: F
Birth date: 24 Apr 1848
Birthplace: of, Lee, Iowa
Death date: 31 May 1923
Place of death: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
Burial date: 04 Jun 1923
Burial place: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
Spouse's name: John KING
Marriage date: 
Marriage place: 

Child No. 9: Nathaniel "Darb" BEST
Sex: 
Birth date: 01 Apr 1850
Birthplace: Vincennes, Lee, Iowa
Death date: 26 Nov 1893
Place of death: Wheatland, Yuba, California
Burial date: Nov 1893
Burial place: Wheatland, Yuba, California
Spouse's name: Margaret Jane LEES
Marriage date: abt 1870
Marriage place: , Lee, IA


Documentation and Sources:
Ancestry.com; 1850 - 1930 Fed Census, IA, MO, CA
BEST/STOKER & BEST/LEES Family Bibles
Family Records in Possession of Charles Davis & Brent Galloway
Caterpillar Tractor CO. press release, abt 1965, re Daniel BEST


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