Bio: Marvin, George B. (1841 - 1914)

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Surnames: Marvin, Humes, Rickard, Day, Trow, Benjamine, Wheeler, Brown


----Source: 1881 History of Northern, Wisconsin


George B. Marvin (17 May 1841 - 2 Feb 1914)


 GEORGE B. MARVIN, millwright, Merrillan, was born in McHenry Co., Ill., May 17, 1841; came to Wisconsin in 1867, and settled in Waupaca County, where he worked at his trade until 1876; removed to Merrillan. Mr. Marvin has been in the employ of Trow & Co. as foreman; is a member of the I. O. O. F., Merrillan Lodge, No. 246, and has been an active worker in that order; is a member of Good Templars and of the Temple of Honor; was married in 1863, to Miss Lizzie Humes. She was born in Canada West, Jan. 16, 1846. They have five children, viz., Henry S., George B., Sarah E., Winifred E. and Harold. They mourn the loss of one daughter, Minnie A., who died Oct, 3, l869.


1870 Federal Census, 17 June, Mukwa, Waupaca Co., Wisconsin, United States, pg. 12


George Marvin, white, male Carpenter

Household Members
George Marvin M 28y Illinois
Lizzie Marvin F 24y Canada, Keeping house
Henry Marvin M 6y Wisconsin, United States
George Marvin M 4y Illinois, United States
Sarah Marvin F 9m Wisconsin, United States


1880 Federal Census, Alma, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 277


George B. Marvin, American, married male, Millwright
father's birthplace : New York, United States
mother's birthplace : Vermont, United States

Household Members
self George B. Marvin M 38 Illinois, United States
wife Lizzie Marvin F 34 Canada
son Henry S. Marvin M 15 Wisconsin, United States
son George B. Marvin M 14 Illinois, United States
daughter Sarah E. Marvin F 10 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Winifred Marvin F 9 Wisconsin, United States
son Harold Marvin M 4 Wisconsin, United States


1900 Federal Census, ED 77 La Crosse city Ward 10, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 6, family 142


Geo B Marvin, Sr., white, married, male

occupation: Carpenter
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: Vermont
years married: 36
estimated marriage year: 1864

Household Members
head Geo B Marvin M 58 (May 1842) New York
wife Elizabeth Marvin F 53 (Jan 1847) Canada Eng., 7 children-6 living, both parents b. Vermont
mother Sarah Marvin F 89 (Aug 1811) Vermont


Wisconsin Marriage Records


Charles H. Blanchard
groom's birthplace: Beaver Dam, Wis.
bride's name: Sarah E. Marvin
bride's birthplace: Northport, Wis.
marriage date: 26 Feb 1888
marriage place: La Crosse, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Lafyette Blanchard
groom's mother's name: Mary J. Morrison
bride's father's name: George B. Marvin
bride's mother's name: Lizzie Humes
groom's race: White
bride's race: White


Henry S. Marvin
bride's name: Minnie M. Rickard
marriage date: 17 Mar 1888
groom's father's name: George B. Marvin
groom's mother's name: Lizzie Humes
bride's father's name: Albert Rickard
bride's mother's name: Phelena M. Day


Harold A Marvin
groom's birthplace: Northport, Wis
bride's name: Minnie B Benjamine
bride's birthplace: Stockton, Minn
marriage date: 24 May 1897
marriage place: Lacrosse, Lacrosse, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: George B Marvin
groom's mother's name: Elizabeth Humes
bride's father's name: Richard Benjamine
bride's mother's name: Josephine Wheeler
groom's race: White
bride's race: White


Illinois Death Records


George B. Marvin
death date: 02 Feb 1914
death place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
gender: Male
race (original): W
race (standardized): White
death age: 71y 8m 16d
estimated birth year:
birth date: 17 May 1842
birthplace: Illinois
father: Issac Marvin
father's birthplace: N.Y.
mother: Sarah Brown
mother's birthplace: Vermont
occupation: Retired Building Cont.
burial place: LaCrosse, Wisconsin
burial date: 02 Feb 1914


Michigan Death Records


Winifred Marvin
birth date: 9 August 1881
social security number: 371-10-1255
place of issuance: Michigan
zip code of last residence: 48024
death date: September 1972
estimated age at death: 91



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