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George Paul DeMorrow (1894 - 1980)

George Paul DeMorrow
Born in Stevensville, Michiganmap
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Husband of — married 17 Feb 1918 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United Statesmap
Died at age 85 in Benton Harbor, Michiganmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Dec 2009
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Based on his WWI draft registration card, he was born on May 21, 1894. He claimed an exemption from the draft due to his religious beliefs. [1]

Interestingly, he also registered for the draft for WWII[2]

He was living with his parents William and Bertha in 1900.[3]

In 1918 George married Sylvia M Lane[4]

He died in January, 1980[5]

And is buried in North Shore Memory Gardens, Coloma, MI[6]

Research Notes

Find a Grave says his wife was Leona Demorrow (1891-1979)


  1. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), George Paul Demorrow, 1917-1918; citing Berrien County no 1, Michigan, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,675,068.
  2. "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2017), George Paul de Morrow, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 17 December 2017), George Demorrow in household of Albert Geisler, Lincoln township Stevensville village, Berrien, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 68, sheet 17A, family 330, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,703.
  4. "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 September 2017), George P Demorrow and Sylvia M Lane, 16 Feb 1918, , Berrien, Michigan, United States; citing reference ID , various archives, Michigan; FHL microfilm 2,240,868.
  5. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), George Demorrow, Jan 1980; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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