Gideon Rathbun
(1766-1838)
Anna Newberry
(1777-1866)
Daniel Dye
(1775-1853)
Jane McIntyre
(1779-1855)
Edmund Rathbun
(1800-1882)
Mary Dye
(1813-1889)

George Marshall Rathbun
(1836-1923)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Tamar Ann Garinger

George Marshall Rathbun 3 5 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

  • Born: 23 May 1836, Lexington, Richland, Ohio, United States 5 8 9 15 16 21 22 23 24 25
  • Marriage (1): Tamar Ann Garinger on 6 Jul 1859 in Bluff Point, Jay, Indiana United States 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Died: 9 Dec 1923, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States at age 87 5 8 9 13 16 21 22 26 27 28
  • Buried: After 9 Dec 1923, Grafton, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 21 22 29

   Other names for George were George M. Rathbone 30 and George M. Rathburn.25

  General Notes:

George moved in 1864 to Grant City, Worth County, Missouri. He moved again in February 1872 to Moore Prairie area, Kansas. The Rathbun's come by covered wagon. George moved again in February 1882 to 121 South Spruce, Sedan, Kansas. They later moved to Sedan and built a twostory house.

George was almost totally blind in February 1888
Certificate of Disability for Discharge, Dated 23 February 1863, at Baltimore, Maryland.

  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 23 Aug 1850, Portland, Jay, Indiana, United States. 31 32

Occupation: Farmer, 3 Jul 1860, Portland, Jay, Indiana, United States. 25

Residence, 3 Jul 1860, Portland, Jay, Indiana, United States. 25

Military Begin Date: Private, Company C, 19th Infantry Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, 15 Jul 1861, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. 33 34 35 36 George entered military service 29 July 1861, Company C, 19th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, Indianapolis, Indiana, during the Civil War.

George's medical condition, Oct 1861 near Fort Craig, Virginia, was that of having contracted a severe cold followed by the measles which resulted in disease of the lungs. He was also poisoned by using the water at Kalarawa Heights, D. C., and that he also contracted chronic diarrhea. (Copy of statement made by Issac R. Rathbun dated 23 February 1887 made to a clerk of the district court, State of Kansas, Chautauqua County.)

George participated in the following campaigns during the civil war. (A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer. Copyright, 1908)

The 19th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry Roster.
Regiment was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana, and mustered in July 29, 1861.
Left State for Washington, D. C., August 5, 1861.
Attached to 3rd Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Patomac, to April, 1862.
3rd Brigade, King's Division, Department of the Rappahannock to June 1862.
4th Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Patomac, to 23 February, 1863.

Military End Date: Army of the United States Certificate of Disability for Discharge for Private George M. Rathbun, 23 Feb 1863, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States. 37 He was poisoned by a southern woman who put poison in the soldiers' drinking water. He was unconscious for several days. (Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian, Volume 15, Number 1, Page 18, Spring 1995)(The Nation Archives, Soldier's Certificate No. 359720 for George M. Rathbun, Private, Co. C, 19th Ind Vol Infantry. Can No. 7527, Bundle No. 27)

George was discharged from the military 23 February 1863 from U.S. Army General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. He was found incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of Chronic Diarrhea and pulmonary hemorrhage. (Copy of Army of the United States Certificate of Disability for Discharge for Private George M. Rathbun, in the possession of Jesse E. Rathbun.)


Residence, 1864, , Worth, Missouri, United States. 38

Occupation: Farmer, 26 Jul 1870, Union, Worth, Missouri, United States. 39

Residence, 26 Jul 1870, Union, Worth, Missouri, United States. 40

Residence, Feb 1872, , , Kansas, United States. 38

Residence, 1 Mar 1875, Sedan, Howard, Kansas, United States. 41

Occupation: Carpenter, 1 Jun 1880, Hendricks, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 42

Residence, 1 Jun 1880, Hendricks, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 17

Religion: Baptist, 1882. 38

Residence, Feb 1882, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 43

Occupation: Farmer, 1 Mar 1885, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 44

Residence, 1 Mar 1885, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 44

Occupation: Farmer, 10 Jun 1900, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 19

Residence, 10 Jun 1900, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 45

Residence, 12 May 1910, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 46

Residence, 10 Jan 1920, Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. 47


George married Tamar Ann Garinger, daughter of David Benjamin Van Garringer and Tamara Jane Adams, on 6 Jul 1859 in Bluff Point, Jay, Indiana United States.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 (Tamar Ann Garinger was born on 3 May 1838 in , Delaware, Ohio, United States,16 22 24 48 49 50 51 52 53 died on 18 Nov 1905 in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 1 3 16 24 38 50 53 54 and was buried on 19 Nov 1905 in Grafton, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States 22 53 55.). The cause of her death was Bright's disease.


Sources


1 Newspaper Obituary for Tamar Rathbun, Newspaper clipping from 1905. Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Original

2 Frank H. Rathbun, Editor and Publisher, The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian (Name: Published quarterly by the Rathbun Family Association;), Volume Fifteen, Number One, Spring 1995, Page 18. Source Medium: Magazine

3 PhinneysPlace Geneological Data - Page 105, Tamar Ann Garringer - Internet Record. Source Medium: Internet
Source Quality: Internet Record

4 PhinneysPlace Geneological Data - Page 105, Tamar Ann Garringer - Internet Record, 1880 United States Federal Census. Source Medium: Internet
Source Quality: Internet Record

5 PhinneysPlace Geneological Data - Page 106, Internet Record for George Marshall Rathbun (2). Source Medium: Internet
Source Quality: Internet Record

6 1900 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 5B, dwelling 105, family 106, George M. and Tamar A. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_473.

7 Jay County, Indiana, "Index to Marriage Records 1850-1920," database, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 1 Feb 2011), Tamer A. Garringer and George M. Rathbun; Ancestry.com.

8 Compiled service record, George M. Rathbun; Military Records for George M. Rathbun, Civil War; Jesse Earl Rathbun, Georgetown.

9 Internet Record for George Marshall Rathbun, http://www.familysearch.org/Search/af/individual_record.asp?recid=18591486 Dated 26 May 1999. Source Medium: Electronic

10 Newspaper Obituary notice for Lewis E. Rathbun (Name: November 30, 1923;). Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Original

11 Standard Certificate of Death for Jesse Adam Rathbun (Name: Standard Certificate of Death, Department of Commerce, Department of Vital Census, The Kansas State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics;). Source Medium: Official Document
Source Quality: Copy of Original

12 Obituary notice for Martha Millison (Name: Undated and un-named newspaper clipping;). Source Medium: Newspaper
Source Quality: Originial

13 Chautauqua County Kansas Genealogy - Death Index No. 2 (Name: Deaths In Chautauqua County, Recorded By Various City and CountyClerks;). Source Medium: Electronic

14 Chautauqua Co., Heritage Association, editor, Chautauqua County, Kansas, Volume 1 (Kansas: Chautauqua County, Heritage Association, 1987), Volume 1: 627; Jesse Adam Rathbun was the youngest son of George Marshall and Tamar Ann Rathbun. He was born August 17, 1880, in Chautauqua County. He met and married Tishie Abigail Freeman while she was visiting relativesin Sedan. Tishie was born February 12, 1880, in Grant City, Missouri. Her parents were George and Anna Jane Freeman.
Jesse and Tishie Rathbun lived all their married lives in Sedan. Six children were born to this union. Freeman Earl was born December 6, 1906. Freeman Hylas arrived on October 19, 1908. Rosa Olive was born January 21, 1911, and John Freeman was born April 26, 1913. A baby girl named Pauline was born March 7, 1915, but lived only a few days. Olin Freeman arrived November 29, 1920. All the boys were given their mother's maiden name as part of their names. Earl and Hylas have Freeman for their first names and John and Olin have Freeman for their middle names.
All of the children attended Sedan public schools but soon after quiting school they moved away from Sedan. Earl, John, and Olin served inWorld War II and Hylas worked in a defense plant in Toledo, Oregon. At the close of the war, Earl and John settled in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Olin stayed at home with his mother, but after her death, he and his wife moved to Idaho Falls.
Earl met and married Hope Jackson in Idaho Falls, they had five children, Jesse Earl, Logan John, Paul Wayne (who lived but a few months), Bererly Ann, and Jeannie. Hylas went to New Mexico where he met and married Myrtle Elizabeth Wells of Van Houten, New Mexico. Myrtle was in Albuquerque attending business college at the time they met. They had three children, Mary Jane, Elizabeth Ann, and Daniel DeLancy. Olive married Jake Hilty and they had one daughter, Lois Rae. John married Norma Stevens, a girl he met in South Dakota while he was in the service. Olin married Barbara Osburn, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Osburn of Peru, Kansas, and later moved to Idaho.
The Jesse Rathbun family was very active in the First Baptist Church of Sedan where all of them were members. Jesse worked as a pumper in the oil fields, and a rural mail carrier and ran the village blacksmith, a trade he passed on to his son Hylas. The old blacksmith shop waslocated on the back part of the lot where the Sedan State Bank is now. Jesse was still working as a blacksmith at the time of his death January 20, 1948. Tishie died December 25, 1954. They are both buried in Greenwood
Cemetery in Sedan.



15 Frank H. Rathbun, Editor and Publisher, The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian (Name: Published quarterly by the Rathbun Family Association;), Volume 7, Number 1, Page 13, January 1987. Source Medium: Magazine

16 Frank H. Rathbun, Editor and Publisher, The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian (Name: Published quarterly by the Rathbun Family Association;), Volume 15, Number 1, Page 18, Spring 1995. Source Medium: Magazine

17 1880 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Hendricks township, enumeration district (ED) 70, p. 333, dwelling 6, family 6, George Rathbun; digital images (accessed 28 July 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll T9_375.

18 1910 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10, p. 19A, dwelling 370, family 372, George M. Rathbun; digital images (accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll T624_433.

19 1900 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 5B, dwelling 105, family 106, George M. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623_473.

20 Kansas State Census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, p. 7, dwelling 1, family 6, line 23, G. M. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry(Ancestry.com : accessed 26 February 2009); citing The Generations Newtwork, Inc.

21 "Find a Grave," database, Find A Grave(www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 May 2012), G. M. Rathbun.

22 Tomb stone, Burial: Moore Prairie Cemetery, Chautauqua County, Kansas.

23 Military Records, George Marshall Rathbun, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions. The National Archives, Soldier's Certificate No. 359,720. Source Medium: Official Document

24 Transcribed from Mr. G. Herman Guy's Cemeteries in Chautauqua County,Kansas, Moore Prairie Cemetery, Chautauqua County, Kansas (Name: Chautauqua County Kansas Genealogy - Moore Prairie County;). Source Medium: Internet

The Moore Prairie Cemetery is located in S22 - T34 - R10 of HendricksTownship. Go west of Sedan on the highway to Cedar Vale, about 4 or5 miles you'll see a sign directing you to Elgin, turn left (to the south) on that road about 2 miles, then right 1/2 mile, all on country roads.

25 1860 U.S. census, Jay, Indiana, population schedule, Pike, p. 47, dwelling 334, family 334, George M. Rathburn; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 9 Oct 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 269.

26 Frank H. Rathbun, Editor and Publisher, The Rathbun-Rathbone-Rathburn Family Historian (Name: Published quarterly by the Rathbun Family Association;), Volume 15, Number 1. Source Medium: Magazine

27 Pension Records for George Marshall Rathbun; Civil War; Department of Interior; Jesse Earl Rathbun, Georgetown.

28 G.M. Rathbun, "History of the First Baptist Church of Sedan, Kansas," History of the First Baptist Church of Sedan, Kansas, church history, First Baptist Church (Sedan, Kansas, United States); Contributing article by M. V. Floyd

29 Transcribed from Mr. G. Herman Guy's Cemeteries in Chautauqua County,Kansas, Moore Prairie Cemetery, Chautauqua County, Kansas (Name: Chautauqua County Kansas Genealogy - Moore Prairie County;), Born: 23 May 1836 - Death: 9 Dec 1923. Source Medium: Internet

The Moore Prairie Cemetery is located in S22 - T34 - R10 of HendricksTownship. Go west of Sedan on the highway to Cedar Vale, about 4 or5 miles you'll see a sign directing you to Elgin, turn left (to the south) on that road about 2 miles, then right 1/2 mile, all on country roads.

30 1850 U.S. census, Jay, Indiana, population schedule, Pike, p. 295, dwelling 113, family 113, Edmund Rathbone; digital images, The Generations Network(ancestry.com : accessed 1 Jan 2014); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll 153.

31 PhinneysPlace Geneological Data - Page 106, Internet Record for George Marshall Rathbun (2), 1850 United States Federal Census. Source Medium: Internet
Source Quality: Internet Record

32 1850 U.S. census, Jay, Indiana, population schedule, Pike, p. 295, dwelling 113, family 113, George M. Rathbone; digital images, The Generations Network(ancestry.com : accessed 21 March 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll 153.

33 Military Records, George Marshall Rathbun, Army of the United States Certificate of Disability for Discharge, Dated 23 February 1863, at Baltimore, Maryland. Source Medium: Official Document

34 Civil War Service Records, Company C, 19th Indiana Infantry; Rank - Induction: Private; Rank - Discharge: Private. Allegiance: Union.

35 database(accessed 7 Nov 2012), George Rathbun; American Civil War Soldiers; Ancestry.com.

36 "U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles," database, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 Oct 2013), George M. Rathbun; Ancestry.com.

37 Military Records, George Marshall Rathbun. Source Medium: Official Document

38 G.M. Rathbun, "History of the First Baptist Church of Sedan, Kansas," History of the First Baptist Church of Sedan, Kansas, church history, First Baptist Church (Sedan, Kansas, United States).

39 1870 U.S. census, Worth, Missouri, population schedule, Union, p. 2, dwelling 11, family 22, Rathburn Family; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 13 Jan 2014); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll 826.

40 1870 U.S. census, Worth, Missouri, population schedule, Union, p. 2, dwelling 11, family 11, George Rathburn; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 Jan 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll 826.

41 1875 Kansas State Census, Howard, Kansas, population schedule, Sean, p. 2, dwelling 5, family 10, line 22, G. M. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 Oct 2009); citing Ancestry.com.

42 1880 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Hendricks townswhip, enumeration district (ED) 70, p. 333, dwelling 6, family 6, George Rathbun; digital images (accessed 28 July 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll T9_375.

43 G. M. Rathbun, "History of the First Baptist Church of Sedan Kansas," History of the First Baptist Church of Sedan, Kansas, church history, First Baptist Church (Sedan, Kansas, United States).

44 Kansas State Census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, p. 7, dwelling 1, family 6, line 23, G. M. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry(Ancestry.com : accessed 26 February 2009); citing The Generations Network, Inc.

45 1900 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 5B, dwelling 105, family 106, George M. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll T623473.

46 1910 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10, p. 19A, dwelling 370, family 373, George M. Rathbun; digital images (accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll T624_433.

47 1920 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Sedan, enumeration district (ED) 10, p. 4A, dwelling 90, family 99, George M. Rathbun; digital images, Ancestry.com(accessed 23 January 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll 522.

48 Internet Record for Tamara Ann Garinger, http://www.familysearch.org/Search/af/individual_record.asp?recid=18591487 dated 26 May 1999. Source Medium: Electronic

49 PhinneysPlace Geneological Data - Page 105, Tamar Ann Garringer - Internet Record, Works Progress Administration, Index to Marriage Record, Jay County, Indiana 1850-1920, Inclusive in unknown series (n.p.:Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938). Source Medium: Internet
Source Quality: Internet Record

50 PhinneysPlace Geneological Data - Page 50, David Van Garringer - Internet Record. Source Medium: Internet

51 1880 U.S. census, Chautauqua, Kansas, population schedule, Hendricks township, enumeration district (ED) 70, p. 333, dwelling 6, family 6, Tamar A. Rathbun; digital images (accessed 28 July 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll T9_375.

52 1860 U.S. census, Jay, Indiana, population schedule, Pike, p. 47, dwelling 334, family 334, Tamar A. Rathburn; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 9 Oct 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 269.

53 "Find a Grave," database, Find A Grave(www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 May 2012), Tamar A. Rathbun.

54 Tomb stone, Burial: Moore Prairie Cemetery, Chautauqua County, Kansas.

55 Transcribed from Mr. G. Herman Guy's Cemeteries in Chautauqua County,Kansas, Moore Prairie Cemetery, Chautauqua County, Kansas (Name: Chautauqua County Kansas Genealogy - Moore Prairie County;), Born: 3 May 1838 - Death: 18 Nov 1905. Source Medium: Internet

The Moore Prairie Cemetery is located in S22 - T34 - R10 of HendricksTownship. Go west of Sedan on the highway to Cedar Vale, about 4 or5 miles you'll see a sign directing you to Elgin, turn left (to the south) on that road about 2 miles, then right 1/2 mile, all on country roads.


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