George W. Chesnut1,2,3

ID# 20663, (1849 - 1911)
FatherJohn Chesnut1,4,5 (17 Apr 1826 - 16 Dec 1894)
MotherElizabeth Jane Flora1,4,5 (abt 1828 - 27 Jan 1899)

Key Events:

Birth: 3 Nov 1849, Pennsylvania6,7,8
Death: 12 Jan 1911, Frederick Co., Maryland9
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     George W. Chesnut was born on 3 Nov 1849 in Pennsylvania.6,7,8 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Dublin Twp., Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents, John Chesnut and Elizabeth Jane Flora.2 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Dublin Twp., Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents.10 He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Ft. Littleton, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents.11
     George has not been found in the 1880 census. He was not listed with his parents in West Virginia. At some point he moved to Maryland, where his sister and her husband were living, but he may have returned to Pennsylvania as some of his siblings did in the meantime. He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland, in the household of Flora and Daniel G. Moler, his sister and her husband.12 George appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Brunswick, Frederick Co., Maryland, in the household of his sister and her husband.13
     He was a farm laborer in 1870, presumably on the family farm. In 1900 he was a laborer.14,15
     George died on 12 Jan 1911 in Frederick Co., Maryland, at age 61.9

Citations

  1. [S6728] Berkeley County West Virginia GenWeb, online, "Biography of John Chesnut," submitted by Marilyn Gouge, extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, vol 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, West Virginia, Biographies List (1884).
  2. [S6729] John Chesnut household, 1850 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  3. [S6730] John Chestnut household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Ger. W. Chestnut.
  4. [S6729] John Chesnut household, 1850 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6730] John Chestnut household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S6728] Berkeley County West Virginia GenWeb, online, "Biography of John Chesnut," submitted by Marilyn Gouge, extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, vol 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, West Virginia, Biographies List (1884), shows date.
  7. [S6729] John Chesnut household, 1850 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 7/12 and state.
  8. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows month, year, age 50, and state.
  9. [S6778] George Chestnut, death index card.
  10. [S6730] John Chestnut household, 1860 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  11. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  12. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland.
  13. [S6749] Daniel G. Moler household, 1910 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland.
  14. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as farm laborer.
  15. [S6747] Donie G. Malen household, 1900 U.S. Census, Frederick Co., Maryland, shows occupation as laborer.