CARTER, George W.

Date of birth:  4 Jul 1842 Illinois
Date of death: 18 Dec 1926 Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Evening Star, Saturday, December 20, 1926


Civil  War  Veteran
Died at Edinburg

EDINBURG, Dec. 20.—Funeral services for George Carter, age 84, whose death occurred at his home on South Keeley Street, Edinburg, Saturday morning at 8:30, after an illness of four weeks, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the late home. The services were in charge of the Rev. Milburn. Burial in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Mr. Carter is survived by his wife Mrs. Julia Carter, one granddaughter, Mrs. Ruby Holbmier, and two great-granddaughters, as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was born in Illinois, July 4, 1842, and when a young man came to Indiana where he enlisted in the war of the rebellion and was a member of Company K, 24th Indiana Infantry. He served three years, from Aug. 11, 1862, to August 1865, and at the close of the war returned to Edinburg where he had since made his home. He was a member of the local post of G.A.R.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey