"Canada Census, 1851," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWT7-6TC : 3 August 2016), George Fanning, Sidney, Hastings County, Canada West (Ontario), Canada; citing p. 132, line 27; Library and Archives Canada film number C_11727, Public Archives, Ontario.
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6WC-7XK : 12 April 2016), George Fanning, Illinois, United States; citing p. 20, family 130, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,737.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with George by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with George: