Guthrie Genealogy

GENETIC GENEALOGY of GUTHRIE FAMILY GROUP 2A

George Washington Guthrie & Mary Alice Veatch

GFG2A - BRANCH E - CLUSTER 5

George Washington Guthrie

Son of Samuel Guthrie & Catherine Minear

Birth: 16 Feb 1844

Location: Davis County, Iowa

Marriage: 23 August 1877 in Schuyler, Missouri

Death: 8 Jan 1924

Location: Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma

Burial: Lawton (Duncan) Cemetery, Stephens County, Oklahoma

Mary Alice Veatch

Daughter of Peter Lowry Vetch & Sarah Jane Johnson

Birth: 6 June 1856

Location: Missouri

Sons: Walter Roe, Laurence Rawlin, Ovid Kingsley

Daughters: Elsie Ola

Death: 20 February 1940

Location: Poolesville, Montgomery, Maryland

Burial: Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Maryland 

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS:

1844: BIRTH of GEORGE WASHINGTON GUTHRIE

George was the 2nd child, and eldest son of Samuel & Catherine (Minear) Guthrie. He was born on 16 February 1844 in Davis county, Iowa. "He was reared in the primitive home of a pioneer."

1850: CENSUS of UNION, DAVIS, IOWA

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Samuel Guthrie 35 farmer 1050 PA, Catharine Guthrie 25 VA, Mary Guthrie 7 IA, George Guthrie 6 IA, William Guthrie 4 IA, Sarah Guthrie 1 IA. 

In 2000, the population of Union Township was only 305. 

1856: BIRTH of MARY ALICE VEATCH

Mary Alice Veatch was born on 6 June 1856 in Coatsville, Schuyler, Missouri to Sarah Jane (Johnson) & Peter Lowry 'Low' Veatch. The Veatch Familie is documented to a great extend in the 'Allied Families' section of Laurence R Guthrie's book. Note that Schuyler County Missouri is adjacent to Davis County Iowa.

1860: CENSUS of UNION, DAVIS, IOWA

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Samuel Guthrie 44 farmer 3000 725 PA, Catharine Guthrie 35 VA, Mary Guthrie 17 IA, George Guthrie 16 IA, William Guthrie 14 IA, Sarah Guthrie 11 IA, Alfred Guthrie 9 IA, Lydia Guthrie 5 IA, Hannah Guthrie 1 IA. Post Office: Troy. 

1860: CENSUS of HAW CREEK, MORGAN, MISSOURI

THE JOHNSON HOUSEHOLD: Newton Johnson 30 farmer 3820 529 IND; P.L. Veatch 36 farmer ____ 710 ILL; Sarah J Veatch 26 IND; Milton G Veatch 5 IA; Mary A Veatch 4 MO; Lowry M Veatch 2 MO; Henry W Veatch 1/12 MO; Ann E Dickson 24 OH; Robt M Veatch 17 ILL. 

1864: MILITARY ENLISTMENT 

When he was 20 years old, George enlisted in Company D, Third Iowa Cavalry, and then a veteran organization. se served actively as a private for 18 months, first in scouting expeditions into northern Mississippi, with Memphis, Tenn., as a base; second in the Missouri campaign against Gen. Sterling Price and third, in the final campaign of the war through Alabama and Georgia.

His enlistment date in Company D, 3rd Iowa Cavalry was 15 Feb 1864, along with William Guthrie, his younger brother, 18. They were borh mustered out on 9 August 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia. {SOURCE} Also see: 3rd Iowa Cavalry Reenactors.

   

1870: RESIDENCE UNKNOWN

I have not located George or Mary Alice in the 1870 census.  

1873: GRADUATION from IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

At the close of the war he attended the Troy Academy and then the Iowa State University, from which he graduated in 1873. For a number of years thereafter he was superintendant of public schools in various places. After which he purchased a farm in Davis County upon which he lived until 1896. 

Above photo taken from the Catalogue of Officers and Alumni of the State University of Iowa, 1847-1885 and students, 1884-1885.  

1877: MARRIAGE of GEORGE WASHINGTON GUTHRIE & MARY ALICE VEATCH

George Washington Guthrie & Mary Alice Veatch were married on 23 August 1877 in Schuyler, Missouri. They met while George was teaching in Schuyler County.

1879: BIRTH of SON, WALTER ROE GUTHRIE

Walter Roe Guthrie was the eldest of their children. He was born in Centerville, Iowa on 21 June 1879. He died of diphtheria at the age of three in Schulyer County, MO on 20 Oct 1882 and is buried beside his Veatch grandparents at Coatsville.

1880: CENSUS of CHARITON, SCHUYLER, MISSOURI

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Geo. W. Guthrie 36 farmer IA PA WV, Mary A. Guthrie 23 keeping house MO IL IND, Walter Guthrie 1m IA IA MO, Marshall L. Veatch 22 brother in law farmer MO IL IND. 

1881: BIRTH of SON, LAURENCE RAWLIN GUTHRIE

The future compiler of 'American Guthrie and Allied Families' was born on 11 September 1881 in Glenwood, Missouri. Laurence Rawlin Guthrie "graduated from the high school of Bloomfield, Iowa, in 1901; pioneered in Oklahoma Ty.; graduated from Mt Union College, Alliance Ohio in 1913 with the degree of A.B. and from Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, N.J. in 1914, with the degree of B.D.; was ordained to the gospel ministry by the Oklahoma Conference of the M.E. Church, Nov 22, 1916; during the World War served as a "Y" secretary at Camp Donaphan, Oklahoma, and from August 1918 to September 1919 overseas in France with the Sixth Division, US Army. He has served pastorates in New York, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. He married Dec 21, 1919, in Miami, Okla., Mary Cornelia Tuthill." They had 5 sons and 2 daughters. Laurence & Mary's grandson is Participant #214109 in the Guthrie DNA Project. Mary Cornelia Tuthill Guthrie died on 10 May 1972 in Beallsville, Montgomery County, MD. Laurence Rawlin Guthrie died two years later on 19 March 1974 in College Park, Prince George's County, MD. They are buried on Monocacy Cemetery in Beallsville, Montgomery County, MD.

1882: DEATH of SON, WALTER ROE GUTHRIE

Walter died of diphtheria on 20 October 1882. He is buried in Coatsville beside his Veatch grandparents. 

1884: BIRTH of SON, OVID KINGSLEY GUTHRIE

Ovid Kingsley Guthrie was born on the 3rd or 4th of March 1884 in Davis County, Iowa. He married Helen M Miller, daughter of Henry David Miller & Minnie S. Sickley, on 27 December 1911 in Comanche County, Oklahoma. They emigrated to Montgomery County, Ohio were they lived thru the 1920 census, and then afterward to Indiana County, Pennsylvania. No children.They are buried at the Oakland Cemetery and Mausoleum in Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. 

1885: IOWA STATE CENSUS, UNION, DAVIS, IOWA

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: George W Guthrie 40 Townshio S6E? Range 12 Section 17 NE NE, farming, subject to military duty, entitled to vote; Mary A Guthrie 28; Laurence Guthrie 3, Ovid Guthrie 0. 

1887: BIRTH of ELSIE OLA GUTHRIE

Elsie was born on 23 May 1887 in Davis County, Iowa. She married Carlos 'Carl' A. Seville in Lawton, Oklahoma. They moved to New Jersey where they were enumerated in the 1940 census of Hamilton, Mercer, New Jersey. They had 3 children. Elsie and her daughter Audrey share a tombstone. They are buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey.

 Photo courtesy of Judy Ryan. 

1895: IOWA STATE CENSUS, TROY and UNION, DAVIS, IOWA

George Guthrie, 50, white, birthplace: Davis Co, Residence: Troy and Union, Davis 

1896: COUNTY TREASURER

Elected on the Republican ticket to the position of County Treasurer for one term. 

1900: CENSUS of BLOOMFIELD CITY, DAVIS, IOWA

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: George W Guthrie 56 PA WV WV, Mary A Guthrie 44 IA IL IND, Lawrence R Guthrie 18 IA PA IA, Ovid K Guthrie 16 IA PA IA, Elsie O Guthrie 13 IA PA IA. 

1901: EMIGRATED to the OKLAHOMA TERRITORY

Like his pioneering ancestors, George also became a pioneer, "entering for land in the Kiowa, Commanche, and Apache Indian Reservation, then being opened for settlement in Oklahoma Territory. He settled on a quarter section near Lawton, OK in 1902 and amid the trials and privations incident to the development of a new country, labored heroically to bring the raw prairie into a state of cultivation." 

1910: CENSUS of LINCOLN, COMANCHE, OKLAHOMA

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Geo W Guthrie 66, marriedx1 32yrs IA PA VA, farmer; Alice M Guthrie 53 wife, marriedx1 32yrs, 4children 3 living MO IL IND; Ovid K Guthrie 26 son IA IA MO laborer home farm; Elsie O Guthrie 22 daughter IA IA MO. 

1920: CENSUS of LAWTON WARD 1, COMANCHE, OKLAHOMA

THE GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: George Guthrie 75 IA PA WV farmer farm, Mary A Guthrie 63 wife MO IL IND, Elsie O Guthrie 32 daughter IA IA MO book keeper bank

1924: DEATH of GEORGE WASHINGTON GUTHRIE

George died on 8 January 1924 in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma at the age of 79. He is buried in Lawton (Duncan) Cemetery in Stephens County, Oklahoma.  

1930: CENSUS of HAMILTON, MERCER, NEW JERSEY

THE SEVILLE HOUSEHOLD: Charles Seville 56 6000 rent, married@47 DE BALTIMORE PA, carving shop; Elsie Seville 42 wife, married@33 IA IA MO, Ovid K Seville 6 son, OK DE IA; Marion Seville 13mos daughter NJ DE IA, Mary Guthrie 73 mother widowed married@21 MD IL IND. 

1940: DEATH of MARY ALICE VEATCH GUTHRIE  

Mary Alice Veatch Guthrie died on 20 Feb 1940 prior to the 1940 census. She is buried in Monocacy Cemetery in Beallsville, Montgomery County, MD. 

Resources:

American Guthrie and Allied Families, by Laurence Rawlin Guthrie

Note: The author is the son of George Washington Guthrie

Married Mary Alice (Veatch) Guthrie on August 22, 1877.

George Washington Guthrie, reared in the primitive home of a pioneer, enlisted Feb. 16, 1864, when just twenty years of age, in Company D, Third Iowa Cavalry, then a veteran organization. He served actively as a private for eighteen months, first in scouting expeditions into northern Mississippi, with Memphis, Tenn., as a base; second, in the Missouri campaign against Gen. Stirling Price and third, in the final campaign of the war through Alabama and Georgia. 

At the close of the war he attended the Troy Academy and then the Iowa State University, from which he graduated in 1873. For a number of years thereafter he was superintendent of public schools in various places. After which he purchased a farm in Davis County, Iowa, upon which he lived until 1896, when he entered for one term the office of county treasurer, to which he was elected on the Republican ticket. 

In 1901, like his fathers, he became a pioneer, entering for land in the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Indian Reservation, then being opened for settlement in Oklahoma Territory. He settled on a quarter section near Lawton, Okla., in 1902, and amid the trials and privations incident to the development of a new country, labored heroically to bring the raw prairie into a state of cultivation. 

He was a man of strong physique, fine mental abilities and scholarly tastes. He was deeply religious and for many years an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He gave unstintingly of his time and means to it and to every good cause. He was public spirited, interested in politics and education. 

While teaching in Schuyler County, Mo., he met Miss Mary Alice Veatch, daughter of Peter Lowry Veatch. They were married Aug. 22, 1877. (See the Veatches, Allied Families.)

George W. Guthrie died at his home in Lawton, Okla., Jan. 8, 1924, and is buried in the Lawton Cemetery.
Married Mary Alice (Veatch) Guthrie on August 22, 1877.

George Washington Guthrie, reared in the primitive home of a pioneer, enlisted Feb. 16, 1864, when just twenty years of age, in Company D, Third Iowa Cavalry, then a veteran organization. He served actively as a private for eighteen months, first in scouting expeditions into northern Mississippi, with Memphis, Tenn., as a base; second, in the Missouri campaign against Gen. Stirling Price and third, in the final campaign of the war through Alabama and Georgia. 

At the close of the war he attended the Troy Academy and then the Iowa State University, from which he graduated in 1873. For a number of years thereafter he was superintendent of public schools in various places. After which he purchased a farm in Davis County, Iowa, upon which he lived until 1896, when he entered for one term the office of county treasurer, to which he was elected on the Republican ticket. 

In 1901, like his fathers, he became a pioneer, entering for land in the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Indian Reservation, then being opened for settlement in Oklahoma Territory. He settled on a quarter section near Lawton, Okla., in 1902, and amid the trials and privations incident to the development of a new country, labored heroically to bring the raw prairie into a state of cultivation. 

He was a man of strong physique, fine mental abilities and scholarly tastes. He was deeply religious and for many years an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He gave unstintingly of his time and means to it and to every good cause. He was public spirited, interested in politics and education. 

While teaching in Schuyler County, Mo., he met Miss Mary Alice Veatch, daughter of Peter Lowry Veatch. They were married Aug. 22, 1877. (See the Veatches, Allied Families.)

George W. Guthrie died at his home in Lawton, Okla., Jan. 8, 1924, and is buried in the Lawton Cemetery.
George Washington Guthrie, reared in the primitive home of a pioneer, enlisted Feb. 16, 1864, when just twenty years of age, in Company D, Third Iowa Cavalry, then a veteran organization. He served actively as a private for eighteen months, first in scouting expeditions into northern Mississippi, with Memphis, Tenn., as a base; second, in the Missouri campaign against Gen. Stirling Price and third, in the final campaign of the war through Alabama and Georgia. 

At the close of the war he attended the Troy Academy and then the Iowa State University, from which he graduated in 1873. For a number of years thereafter he was superintendent of public schools in various places. After which he purchased a farm in Davis County, Iowa, upon which he lived until 1896, when he entered for one term the office of county treasurer, to which he was elected on the Republican ticket. 

In 1901, like his fathers, he became a pioneer, entering for land in the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Indian Reservation, then being opened for settlement in Oklahoma Territory. He settled on a quarter section near Lawton, Okla., in 1902, and amid the trials and privations incident to the development of a new country, labored heroically to bring the raw prairie into a state of cultivation. 

He was a man of strong physique, fine mental abilities and scholarly tastes. He was deeply religious and for many years an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He gave unstintingly of his time and means to it and to every good cause. He was public spirited, interested in politics and education. 

While teaching in Schuyler County, Mo., he met Miss Mary Alice Veatch, daughter of Peter Lowry Veatch. They were married Aug. 22, 1877. (See the Veatches, Allied Families.)

George W. Guthrie died at his home in Lawton, Okla., Jan. 8, 1924, and is buried in the Lawton Cemetery.

 

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