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George Washington Borough[1]

Male 1854 - 1928  (74 years)


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  • Name George Washington Borough  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 22 Feb 1854  Wyandot County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 22 Feb 1854  [12
    Alt. Birth 
    Alt. Death 12 Aug 1928  [12
    Alt. Death 
    Name George W Borough  [12
    Occupation Retired farmer  [7
    Died 12 Aug 1928  South Bend, Saint Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 13
    Cause: heart trouble following a 15 weeks' illness 
    Buried 14 Aug 1928  Sumption Prairie Cemetery, South Bend, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Notes 
    • [WHITEMAN_RPoole.FTW]
      Abraham's will in 1897 spells name as Borroughs.

      From an email from Joyce Miller (great granddaughter), "George Washington Borough was a self taught artist", and she has one of his paintings hanging in her living room. psg 7-5-2004

      George came to St. Joseph County with his familyin a covered wagon at the age of 12. George was a self-taught artist. (Source: Joyce Miller Smith, 7-16-2004) psg
    Person ID I20692  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Whiteman,   b. 25 Sep 1859, South Bend, Saint Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1931, South Bend, Saint Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1881  St Joseph Co, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11, 15, 16
    • Sarah and George's granddaughter, Mamie, got married on their 40th wedding anniversary to Floyd H. Miller, Sr. at the Carbiener home at 1745 Prairie Avenue in South Bend. psg 7-17-2004
    Children 
     1. Laura Mae Borough,   b. 26 Oct 1882, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1943, at home, 1815 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Rev. William Edwin Borough,   b. 1 Mar 1885, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1950, Memorial Hospital, South Bend, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Olive (Ollie) Mable Borough,   b. 4 May 1886, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1970, Hollywood, FL (last known residence) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F9805  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S292] Pammala Garber nee Thomas.

    2. [S40] Desc AWhiteman & HP-MM Whiteman Anc BGW.paf, Byron G Whiteman, (Self-published, CompuServe).

    3. [S80] World Family Tree Vol. 4, Ed. 1, BrĀ©iderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 23, 1996), TREE #4021 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S81] whiteman.FTW.

    5. [S43] MDLWhiteman 000706a.GED.

    6. [S76] South Bend Tribune Obituary, 6-29-1931, P. 8 (SARA ELIZABETH) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S76] South Bend Tribune Obituary, 8-14-1928, SEC. 1, P. 5 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S81] whiteman.FTW, TREE #4021 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S43] MDLWhiteman 000706a.GED, TREE #4021 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S77] WHITEMAN_RPoole.FTW.

    11. [S76] South Bend Tribune Obituary, 8-13-1928, SEC. 1, P. 5 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S39] Abraham Whiteman Marty.FTW.

    13. [S76] South Bend Tribune Obituary, 8-13-1928, SEC. 1, P. 5; 8-14-1928, SEC. 1, P. 5 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S349] Pamm Garber, Personal visit to cemetery Aug 2003.

    15. [S76] South Bend Tribune Obituary, 6-29-1931, P. 8 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S37] Application for Marriage License, St Joseph County, IN, BOOK 8, PAGE 432 (Reliability: 3).