George H. Harding

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  • Name: George H. Harding
  • Location of Birth: England
  • Date of Birth: 1848
  • Date of Death: June 10, 1922 (73-74 years old)
  • Parents: Samuel Harding and Martha (Bailey) Harding
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  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    George served with Company F, 3rd Regiment, Michigan Infantry

  • Wars Involved:
    Civil War

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  • Civilian Life:
    In 1876, George married Nellie Arnes.

    On Sunday morning at 4 o'clock at his home five miles west of town, Geroge Harding, aged 76 years, Civil War veteran and member of the Grand Army of the Republic, died suddenly in a heart disease attack.

    George Harding came to Deer River, Minnesota over twenty years ago from Superior, Wisconsin and engaged in the lumbering business, which he had followed till death. He was an upright, square dealing character, and had many friends.

    Shortly after coming here, his wife died. They had no children. The only known relatives are two brothers, one at Luther, Michigan and the other at Tacoma, Washington. Both were notified.

    Funeral services under the auspices of the American Legion were held at the Methodist Church Thursday afternoon. Reverend Will Emory presided. A large number of friends attended. All places of business were closed for the hour. Interment was made a Pine Ridge Cemetery in Deer River, Minnesota. There is no grave marker.

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