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George W. Rohde

   George W. Rohde was born at Constantia, New York, September 22, 1829, and died Jan. 22, 1917, at the age of 87 years and 4 months at the home of his step-daughter, Mrs. William Tuohy, in Beaverton township, with whom he had made his home since the death of his wife 15 years ago. He entered the service of the U.S. as a private in Co. L. First Regiment Mounted Rifles of New York State Volunteers, August 15, 1862, and was discharged June 12, 1865. Forty years ago he came west, following his vocation as a hoop maker, spending several years in Indiana and Ohio, later location on a farm in Paulding county, Ohio. Fourteen years ago he took up his residence in Beaverton. Besides his step-daughter, Mrs. Tuohy, he leaves two sons, Enoch and Frank, of New York state, and 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, also a host of friends and neighbors to mourn his loss. Funeral services were held the 25th at the Evangelical church of Bard by Rev. C. B. Frampton. Interment in the Grout cemetery. His three nieces, Mrs. Eda Padgett and Mrs. Allie Smith of Detroit, and Mrs. George Rohde of New York state, also Mrs. John Tuohy and Nellie Tuohy of Mount Pleasant attended the funeral.
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Co L 1st Reg Mounted Rifles NY Vols
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:6
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Summer 2005
Tom Ladner
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