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about five years. He died in 1877, October 9, in the 71st year of his age. He married Sarah B. Clapp, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Nehemiah Thomas. They had ten children.
I. George H. Weatherbee, Jr.2 b. Nov. 29, 1831. II. Sarah B.,2 wife of the late Elisha W. Hall, b. April 17, 1833. III. Orlando,2 b. Sept. 18, 1834; lived and died in Spencer; an apothecary. IV. Thomas,2 b. May 12, 1836, d. May 23, 1880. V. Oriana,2 b. Sept. 3, 1838, d. May 12, 1886. First husband was Dr. Wm. E. Rice (deceased) by whom she had one child, a daughter, Florence Rice, now living in California. Her second husband was John A. Day, who died in California, and where she also died. VI. Henrietta,2 d. at eight years of age. VII. Georgiana,2 b. Oct. 28, 1842, d. 1902; mar. Dan'l Howard. VIII. Rebecca,2 d. at three years of age. IX. John B.,2 b. Feb. 3, 1846. Resides on the old homestead in Greenbush, Mass. X. Amanda,2 b. Sept 10, 1847; mar. N. W. Bissel of Providence, R. I., where she resided. Nearly all the children were natives of Marshfield.
George H., Jr.,2 b. Nov. 29, 1831. After running the store at Sea View a few years, entered into partnership with Elisha W. Hall at the new store built by his father at East Marshfield, now occupied by Winthrop Hall. After remaining in the firm some six years, the partnership was dissolved, and he carried on the store business alone at the old stand adjoining the house where he now resides. He continued here in the business many years. Some ten years ago he was chosen Town Clerk and Treasurer and has served continually in those offices, ably and faithfully, by the unanimous vote of the town to the present time. He also served six years as a member on the board of school committee. He married Martha Bartlett of Plymouth.
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