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George Washington Darden

Male 1796 - 1883  (86 years)


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  • Name George Washington Darden 
    Born 21 Dec 1796  Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1830  Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • This is quite possibly the George Washington Darden family, which is here identified as George W. Darden. There are two adults, between the ages of 30-40, and six children, 2 males and 1 female under 5 years of age, 1 male and 1 female between the ages of 5 and 10, and 1 male and 1 female between the ages of 10 and 15. George Crane (his stepfather?) and James Germany (an in-law?) are also in Meriwether County at the time.
    Died 17 Dec 1883  Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Darden-Crain Cemetery, Cooksville, Heard, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4321  Dickinson
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2009 

    Father James Darden,   b. 1774, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1802, Wilkes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Mother Susannah Heard,   b. 08 Nov 1778, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1862, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F1150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Germany,   b. 16 Feb 1799, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1854, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1817  Jasper County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Louisa A Darden,   b. 22 Feb 1818, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1865, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. James Germany Darden,   b. 14 Nov 1819, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Cargile Darden,   b. 16 Jul 1821, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1893, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Martha Jane Darden,   b. 04 Apr 1823, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Nov 1895  (Age 72 years)
     5. Mary Susan Darden,   b. 21 Apr 1825, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1896, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Robert Seaborn Darden,   b. 14 Nov 1829, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1866, Upshur County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     7. Emily Catherine Darden,   b. 10 Mar 1833, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1921, Upshur County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Sarah Elizabeth Darden,   b. 03 May 1835, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +9. John Spencer Madison Darden,   b. 08 Jul 1838, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1903, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F1151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Darden, George Washington
    Darden, George Washington

  • Sources 
    1. [S007837] Headstone, Darden-Crain Cemetery, Cooksville, Heard, Georgia.

    2. [S014596] 1830 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: , Meriwether, Georgia; Roll 19; Page: 158.

    3. [S336290] Darden Family History, Newton Jasper Darden and Leroy W. Tilton, (Washington, D.C.: unknown, 1957; Ancestry.com), 68.