George Brayton Marrow
(1858-After 1940)


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Emma May Biggs

George Brayton Marrow

  • Born: Mar 1858, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: Emma May Biggs circa 1900 in Lancaster Co., PA
  • Died: After 1940, Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA

bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 Federal Census for Lancaster Ward 2, PA, District 46, page 294B, dated June 7, 1900 records the widower Geo B. Marrow (March 1858 - PA/PA/PA) and Emma May (32 - PA/PA/PA) Marrow with children Elsie (March 1883), Ethel (Sept 1893), Esther (Jan 1895), Edith (April 1896), and Eveline (Sept 1898) living at 425 E. Orange Street. George is a Confectioner. Also in the household is George's widowed mother Mary Marrow (Jan 1828) as well as his widowed aunt, Amanda J. Dobson (Nov 1835). Next door at 431 E Orange is George's brother Edward Marrow (Sept 1855) and his family.

The 1880 Federal Census for Lancaster Ward 3, PA, District 151, page 68B, dated June 2, 1880 records Brayton Marrow (23 - PA/PA/PA) with his wife, Lizzie Marrow (21 - PA/PA/PA) living at 434 Middle Street. George is a Confectioner and Lizzie is a Dress Maker.

The 1870 Federal Census for the Borough of Strasburg, Lancaster Co., PA, page 340A, dated June 22, 1870 records the widow mother Mary A. Marrow (39 - PA) and siblings Wesley (21 - PA), Charles (16 - PA), Eddie (13 - PA), Brayton (11 - PA), and Emma (8 - PA). Brayton is George B. Marrow.

The 1860 Federal Census for the Borough of Strasburg, Lancaster Co., PA, page 779A, dated June 2, 1860 records George B. Marrow (4 - Lancaster, PA) living with his parents Daniel (41 - Maryland) and Mary A. (34 - Lancaster, PA) Marrow and siblings John W. (12 - Lancaster, PA), Catherine A. (10 - Lancaster, PA), Charles (8 - Lancaster, PA), and David E. (6 - Lancaster, PA). Also in the household is Rosanna Sulleberger (25 - Lancaster, PA). Daniel is a Coach Maker.

bullet  Research Notes:

George's 1st wife was Elizabeth Frey who died June 13, 1890:
From the June 14, 1890 Lancaster Intelligencer, page 1:
Stricken With Heart Disease, She Dies in Three Hours.
Mrs. Elizabeth Marrow, wife of G. B. Marrow, confectioner, died suddenly at her residence, No. 455 East Orange, on Friday afternoon. She was in the store as late as 4 o'clock in the afternoon, waiting on customers, and shorthly after that hour complained of feeling badly. She went to her room and said she would lie down until supper time. In about an hour it was seen that she was getting worse, but nothing serious was apprehended. It was thought best to send for her physicians, and Doctors Herr and Netscher were summoned. They quickly responded and did all in their power for Mrs. Marrow, but she was beyond medical aid. She sank rapidly until after 7 o'clock, when she died. She had complained for several months of pain in the region of her heart, and had numerous spells within the past few months. The doctors pronounced heart disease as the cause of death.
Mrs. Marrow is a daughter of Henry Frey, a soldier in the late war, who died when she was a child. She was about 30 years old, and was married twelve 12 years ago to Mr. Marrow. She was a valuable assistent to her husband in the conduct of his business. Her husband, one daughter, Elsie, 7 years old, and many friends mourn her death.

George's 2nd wife was


George married Emma May Biggs, daughter of Henry C. Biggs and Catherine A. Rudy, circa 1900 in Lancaster Co., PA. (Emma May Biggs was born in Mar 1878 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA and died after 1940 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA.)

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