NameGeorge Washington Staton
Birth19 Jun 1831, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death8 Feb 1908, Bath Co., Kentucky
BurialHedrick Cemetery, Bath Co., Ky
Marriage19 Nov 1857, Bath Co., Kentucky
SpouseMary Elizabeth Hedrick
Birth5 Aug 1838, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death13 May 1915, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1859, Bath Co., Kentucky
Notes for George Washington Staton
Dates of birth and death are from his gravestone.
Notes for Mary Elizabeth Hedrick
Her death certificate records Elizabeth Staton, age 76 years 9 months 8 days, born 5 Aug 1838 in Bath Co., Ky, died 13 May 1915 in Forge Hill, Bath Co., Ky, widowed, father Jacob C. Hedrick, born in Tilton, Fleming Co., Ky, mother’s maiden name Hannah McClain, born in Poplar Plains, Ky, cause of death chronic bronchitis, informant Oscar Adams, Owingsville, Ky, burial in Hedricks, crossed out, replaced with Oh.
Notes for George Washington & Mary Elizabeth (Family)
The 1857 annual report to the state auditor for Bath Co., Ky contains two consectutive lines that both list the marriage of George Staton to Mary E. Hedrick. Both lines list Mary as age 19 and the birthplace for bride and groom as Bath Co. But the first line lists George as age 27 and the date as 15 Nov 1857, while the second line lists George as age 26 and the date as 19 Nov 1857.
1860 census of Bath Co., Ky, enumerated 14 Aug, lists on p. 236 as family #1711:
George W. Staton, 29, farmer; Mary, 22; Luther, 1. All born in Kentucky.
The next household is William Staton Jr. age 35 with wife Sarah age 27.