Shelby County

George Washington Littlejohn



George Washington Littlejohn

Postmaster at Jackson Center some time in the late 1800's.

Veteran of Civil War, joined Company I 110th Ohio Volunteers 9 Aug 1862. 14 Jun 1863 was wounded at battle of Winchester, Va. by a shot in his left elbow. Buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery Jackson Center, Shelby, Ohio. As a child he moved with his parents to Port Jefferson, Shelby Co, Ohio, for about two years, then moved back to Clarke Co., and back to Port Jefferson. On 17 Sep 1856 they moved to Jackson TWP settling on a farm in section 16, in 1858 moved to a farm in sect 22. Was Trustee of Jackson Twp. for 4 years. After his marriage they settled on a farm in Greene Township, Shelby Co. Ohio, moving two years later to Orange Township, Shelby Co., until 1876 when they moved to the farm 2 1/2 miles south of Jackson Center, and to Jackson Center 1898. George's grand daughter, Ruth Stahler Palmer, says the marriage place was Clark Co. Ohio.
1880 Census for Jackson, Shelby, Ohio shows George W. age 37, wife Emily A. age 35, children Hary (sic) age 12; Wilber D. age 11; Luella age 9; Wm. O. age 7; Ollie E. age 6 Dewitt C. age 4; and Eva E. age 2.
Some of the related families names are Beaty, Buroker, Smith, and Sutton
David Leavenworth

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