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George Bausman

Wedding of George Bausman and Rachel Miller
Wedding of George Bausman and Rachel Miller

George Bausman was a younger brother of Nicholas Bausman Jr, my maternal grandfather’s grandfather.

George was the sixth of ten children born to Nicholas Sr. and Mary (Casper) Bausman. Most of what I know about him comes from official records.

George was born 05 September 1857 in Guilford Township, Jo Daviess county, Illinois. He married Rachel B. Miller on 21 February 1883 in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. I have been unable to identify Rachel’s parents.

They raised their family in Warren, Jo Daviess County, Illinois.  He and Rachel raised five children:

George was a life-long farmer, who died 26 December 1922 in Warren, Jo Daviess County, Illinois. Interment made at Elmwood Cemetery in Warren. Rachel died 17 March 1950; she is also buried at Elmwood Cemetery.

Obituary: Nicholas John Bausman

Obituary for Nicholas John Bausman, son of George and Rachel (Miller) Bausman. Nicholas John’s father, George, was a brother to my g-g-grandfather, Nicholas Bausman Jr.

I received a copy of this obit from my mom; I do not have a citation.

Obituary: Nicholas John Bausman

Transcription of obituary:

NICHOLAS BAUSMAN

Warren, Ill., – Final rites for Nicholas Bausman, 68, were at 1 p.m. Monday at the Bartell funeral home in Warren. The Rev. O.E. Mall, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran church, officiated. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.

Bausman died Friday at his home in Shabbona, Ill. Services were conducted at Shabbona Sunday. He was born July 16, 1883, in Warren township, the son of George and Rachel Bausman. He had made his home in this vicinity until about 10 years ago, when he moved to Shabbona.

Surviving are his wife, the former Annie Plath; five daughters, Mrs. Cliff Fox, in California, Mrs. Ralph Luke, of Stockton, Mrs. Frederick Vandre, of Shabbona, Mrs. Harold Snyder, of DeKalb, and Mrs. Charles Bond, of Shabbona; four sons, Sgt. Leo, in Korea, Glenn, of Benton, Wis., Orville, of Lanark, and Alvin, in Nebraska; two sisters, Mrs. Iva Leverton and Mrs. Elmer Pansing, of Warren, and two brothers, George and Jack, of Warren. One son was killed in World war II.