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Clinton Register DeWitt County, Illinois Friday, August 21, 1903
OLD SOLDIER DEAD.
Tuesday night at his home in the northeast part of the city George Madray, colored, answered the final roll call.He was born near Cincinnati and was 60 years old.He was in Massachusetts when he enlisted for the Civil war, and was captured in a battle where many of his company were killed.He was sentenced to be shot, but escaped to the Union lines.After the war he moved to Carbondale, Ill., then to Springfield, from there to Lincoln and came to Clinton in 1885, and it had since been his home.He was honest and industrious and respected by his friends and neighbors.Funeral services were held yesterday at 10 o’clock, conducted by Rev. Canady, assisted by A. Ward, of Decatur.The G. A. R., of which he was a member, had charge of the remains and conducted the usual rites at the grave.Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.
Note: Buried next to him in Woodlawn Cemetery is Matilda Madray, who died January 16, 1921.According to the 1900 census, they had two children but both died.