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George Washington Mark 1878 – 1938

George Washington Mark was born 1 April 1878 in Chester, Wayne, Ohio. He was the son of William Mark and Elidia Rebecca Ritter. He married Elizabeth Shifferly (1881 – 1949) on 20 November 1901. George died 16 October 1938 in Chester, Wayne, Ohio. He is buried in Wooster cemetery, Ohio.


“George Mark Dies Sunday.  George Mark, aged 60 years, died Sunday evening at 6 o’clock at his home in Chester township.  Mr. Mark, who had suffered from a weak heart, was doing his chores when he was stricken, dying very suddenly.  Survivors are his wife and the following brothers and sisters:  Thomas, Medina; Amos, Chester; Charles, Chester; Mrs. Mary Shaw, Medina; Mrs. Maggie Kauffman, Canton; Emma, Wooster; Mrs. Elva Boreman, Chester; and one half brother, Melvin, Wooster.  Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m. from the Bevington & McCullough Funeral HOme, conducted by Rev. F. H. Zaugg.  Burial will be made in Wooster cemetery.  Friends may call at the Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon and evening.”

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