Logan County Colorado Pioneers

George W. Guest, 9 North 49 West


George cash-claimed a quarter in 5, 9N 49W in 1891.
He might be the George W. Guest in 1880 Stark County Ohio, with father Washington, 60, a county commissioner, widowed. He ahs Ollie 20, Cora 18, Katy 15, Elmer W. 12, George W. 10, and Ida W. 7.
Washington 1819-1896 and Ellen (Collins) Guest 1831-1878 are buried in Stark County.
George is in 1900 Stark County, Ohio, born December 1869 in Ohio, a day laborer, with his two sisters Kate 35 and Ida M. 27, and a niece Lulu N. Feb 1896.
George 1869-1908 is buried in Stark County # 107330189.
July 1908 "George W. Guest, postmaster at East Sparta, died on a Thursday from heart disease. He was only 38 years old and the son of Washington Guest of Pike Township. His father was considered one of the most highly respected citizens in the county, and George had been the postmaster for a year. "
Sparta "The funeral.,.. was held Saturday forenoon at the Christian Church, conducted by Revs. Keyser, Herron and Myrick. Interment in cemetery at this place immediately thereafter. A great many friends and relatives attended the services."

Washington Guest's grandparents came to Stark County in 1812. Washington married Ellen Collins in 1845, and they had eight children - Osborn P., Martha, Olive, Cora, Elmer, Katie A., George W. and Ida.

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