Thanks for the reply.My main confusion regarding the Georges is with regards to the 1850 Census.Our George appears in Greensboro, Vermont with Lydia, Wyman, and Pardon, but in the same year there is another George of the same age also born in Vermont living in Amherst with Reuben and Pearly.That to me makes me wonder whether Reuben and Pearly are the parents of our George.
Eliza Cora Allen married Don Lorenzo Jacobs, my great, great grandfather, in 1871 at the home of J.W. Norris in Craftsbury, Vermont.In looking at the census records, I believe that J.W. Norris (John Ward Norris) is Lydia's second husband after George.J.W. Norris and Lydia appear together in the 1870 Census living in Craftsbury, Vermont with Eliza and a 16-year old named, Agnes.Agnes was born in 1854, a year before I think George died and may possibly be the youngest sister of Wyman, Pardon, Eliza, and Nancy?
It appears as though J.W. Norris and Lydia are buried together in the Craftsbury Common Cemetery (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nekg3/cemetery/cemetery_craftsbury-common.htm).Not to throw a wrench into things, but as you can see at the above link Lydia's headstone lists Hoyt as her surname and not Wheelock.Also, a George Allen is buried next to her as are two of their young children, Oscar L. and Frederick A.You will also see that the previously mentioned Agnes is also buried there as Agnes R. Allen, wife of Charles Scott Witt.Also interesting is that a Desire Allen appears to be the first buried there and is an 84 year old wife of a Josiah J. Allen.I'm not sure what all of this means, but I was curious as to whether Desire Allen may be George's grandmother.Your thoughts?
As I mentioned, Eliza Cora Allen married Don Lorenzo Jacobs in 1871 and they had five children (Lucy Agnes, Merton Don, Walter Allen, Maybelle Emory, Effie Maud).Their middle child, Walter Allen Jacobs, moved to Bend, Oregon between 1910 and 1920 and his mother Eliza Cora Allen Jacobs came with him.She died there in 1927.The Allen name moved forward as the first name of my grandfather Allen Walter Jacobs and both my father's and my middle name.