Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
George Cave

   George Cave died Dec. 24, 1921 at the home of his son, Leo Cave, in Grout township. He was born in Jackson county, Michigan, Aug. 2, 1847. He has been an invalid for 18 years but although he was a great sufferer he was of a cheerful and genial disposition. His son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cave, with whom he had made his home for 21 years, cared for him faithfully and tenderly during his long years of illness. He was a G.A.R. veteran having enlisted in Co G. 27th infantry of Michigan volunteers in 1863 and served until the end of the war. He was wounded in three engagements, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Richmond.
   His wife died 44 years ago leaving him with one son Leo, age 4 years. After the death of his wife he moved from Liberty to Jackson to Gladwin county with his son. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon conducted by Rev. A. J. Preston of Beaverton. The body was taken to Liberty, Michigan, where he was laid to rest beside his wife. Pallbearers were Allen Sinmons, Geo. Councell, N. Haviland, D. D. Marshall, C. C. Mack and Keith Councell.
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Liberty, MI
Co G 27th MI Vol
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:4 C:2
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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