George W. Alewine, son of Abraham Alewine, served in Civil War.Company I, 19th Regiment. Commander was Capt. Addison Clinkscales. Francis M. Alewine his brother says he was also in same company.
1880 U.S. Census, Due West, Abbeville, SC, p. 229A.
Geo. is 42, Margaret is 61(his first wife). No children living with them, however, Margaret, Hester A. and Jefferson Loner (Jones?) are in the household.Margaret, 39, is probably widowed in-law with the 2 children. Elizabeth Duncan, his future wife, age 34, a widow, lives next door with her three young daughters, Dora,14, Cora,11, and Sophronia,4.
Anderson County Cemeteries, Vol. 2, R. Wayne Bratcher, p.75: Margarette w/o G.W. Alewine,22 Oct (1820) - 19 Oct 1887, Mt. Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Belton, SC.
Marriage Announcement Abstract, from The Anderson Intelligencer, James E. Harper, February 7, 1889: "Alewine, G. W. married Tuesday 24 Jan. 1889 Duncan, M. E., Mrs. in Mt. Bethel School House by R.B.A. Robinson, Esq."
1900 U.S. Census, Abbeville, Due West, ED 12.They had 3 children, with one living. George W. & Margaret say they have been married 35 years.
Book of the Dead, Smith: Wife of G. W. Alewine named Margarette Oct 22, 1820 - Oct 19, 1887 at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
4 Oct 1919 Civil War pension application by M. E. Alewine witnessed by F.M. Alewine (his brother).
Little River Baptist Church Membership Records, Honea Path, SC, p. 53: George W. Alewine joined September 16, 1888; moved membership February 15, 1896.
Notes on his second wife, Margaret Elizabeth Duncan:
1900 U.S. Census, Abbeville, Due West, ED 12.Birth date Jan 1840.
4 Oct 1919 Civil War pension application by M. E. Alewine witnessed by F. M. Alewine. Indicates birth date here as 31 Oct 1842.Was living in Honea Path, SC in Oct 1919.
Anderson County Cemeteries, Vol. 2, R. Wayne Bratcher, p.111: Elizabeth Alewine, 31 Oct 1842 - 7 May 1932, East View Cemetery, Honea Path, SC.
Obituary, Anderson Independent, May 10, 1932:
"Honea Path, May 9 - Mrs. Elizabeth M. Alewine, 90 years old, died at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Tildon Smith, on Harper street, Saturday night at 10 o'clock, following a few days illness with pneumonia.
Mrs. Alewine had been a resident of this section for many years. She leaves several grandchildren to mourn her passing.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Chiquola church with th Rev. E. W. Lollis conducting the services. Internment was made in East View cemetery. Cox & Company, funeral directors in charge."