George Harrison Priest was born November 8, 1840 in Rappahannock County Virginia. He was the son of Peter W. Priest and Susan (Turley) Priest.
George Harrison Priest was a private in Company E, 49th Virginia Infantry Regiment and Company F, 43rd Virginia Calvary Battalion.
George married Ruthey Alice (Lawrence) Priest (1843 - 1902) on November 4, 1869 in Rappahannock, Virginia. They had at least seven children; L M Priest (____ - 1888), Charles A Priest (1874 - 1894), Jackson F. Priest (1876 - 1935), George Hildrup Priest (1878 - 1932), Richard Evans Priest (1882 - 1974), Julia S. Priest (1887- ) and Infant Priest (1885 - 1885).
George and Ruth Priest lived first in Jackson, Rappahannock Virginia and then moved to Jefferson, Culpeper, Virginia, where George died on April 13, 1925.
Burial: Priest Family Cemetery Amissville, Rappahannock County Virginia, USA
Spouse Ruthie A Lawrence Priest (1843–1902) who was the daughter of John and Julia Ann Lawrence.
Ruthey Alice Lawrence in the Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 - FHL Film Number: 2048472 Reference ID: Item 3 P 252a L 44
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