ON my husbands side,W.S. George founded the W.S. George potter company in East Palestine, Ohio, and later in canonburg, pa.
This is what I have
W.S. George jrb March 21, 1865 in East Liverpool, Ohio, son of W.S. George Sr, and Mary G. CAvitt George. m Annie Stewart CAmpbell of Philadelphia, PA, 1887 d Hotel AStor, New York City April 12, 1925 was on business with his daughter, Lois, were enroute to East Palestine after a tour of the West Indies where they had in the interest of mr. George's health. Children:William Campbell George, Mrs. JL Adams, Ashville NC, John S. George, Frank C. George, Kittanning, Pa, Mrs. JW Woodward, Asheville, NC, Lois, Robert B., Janet, and William S George Jr
WS George Sr.b October 15, 1821, Westmoreland county, PA son of John GEorge, and Elizabeth Shaw m Mary G CAvitt, 1848 d. East palestine Ohio July 15, 1903 Children: Frank W of Columbus, John of Canonsburg, Pa, William s. Jr., and Mrs. Jennie Quay of EAst Palestine, Ohio.
John Geogethe father of WS. George Sr.married Elizabeth Shaw, and residing in Westmoreland County, Pa at the time of son's birth, in 1821.
Any info on this John George?Elizabeth Shaw George?
Anyone wanting info on the WS George potteries in East Palestine (especially) or canonsburg, Pa?