Sunday, May 3, 2015

George E. Flanders.

George E. Flanders.

Birth; 1841.
Death: December 6, 1907.

Parent: Cyrus Flanders.

Wife: Elizabeth "Lizzie" Flanders.

Children: Cyrus W., Charles: T. Flanders.

Burial: Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County,m Kansas.

Note. His head stone just reads G. E. Flanders.
His wife burial is unknown.

George spent most of his adult life in Topeka, Kansas, accept when he went to war.
His occupation was listed as a farmer, however in 1893 he was a Trustee for Topeka Township.
In 1905 he was living in Highland Park, Kansas, he was a clerk for the probate court..

Kansas Fifth. Cavalry.

George E. Flanders; Residence Topeka, Shawnee Co.; Kansas Fifth Cavalry, Co. A.; Enlisted December 1, 1861; Mustered in December 31, 1861; Trans. to Co. H., July 16, 1864; Prisoner of war; Captured at Mark's  ;  Mill, Arkansas, April 25, 1864.  Prison Tyler Texas, Released February 25, 1865.  Company H.; Residence Osawatomie; Enlisted November 2, 1862; Mustered in December 3, 1861: Mustered out April 25, 1865, at Leavenworth.

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