George Miller Pope, (Timothy, Gershom, Seth, John, Seth.) Born May 12, 1817; d. Feb. 25, 1901, at Orleans, Nebraska. Married (1), Almira E. Castle, Jan. 27, 1842. She died 1866; m. (2), Mrs. Lucretia Watson, April 27, 1870. She died 1871. Married (3), Mrs. Sarah Keith, nov.11, 1872. He was born May 12, 1817, in St. Lawrence County, where his early life was spent. He removed to Wisconsin in the early fifties where he operated a saw-mill. He served in the Civil War in Company C., 10th Wisconsin Infantry, as a fifer, was mustered out after two years service on account of ill health. After living at La Crosse several years he moved with his family in 1879, to Nelson, Nebraska, where he spent five years. He then went to Harlan County, where he homesteaded. Later lived in Orleans where he spent the remainder of his life. He untied with the church when a young man and was a man much respected. He was a member of G.A.R.
Children: By 1st marriage: All born at Pope's Mills.
i. Catherine Ann, b. Sep 18, 1842.
ii. Charlemagne, b. may 30, 1845; met a tragic death in his father's mill, July 8, 1867, at Menasha, Wis.
iii. Sophronia S., b. Nov. 2, 1847.
iv. Lucretia, b. Jan. 2, 1853; d. Mar. 1, 1853.
Children by 3rd marriage: Born in Wisconsin.
v. Grace, b. May 24, 1877.
Catherine Ann Pope. Born sep. 18, 1842; d. at St. Louis, Mo.; m. Elijah d. Ross.
i. Myrtie May, b. May 1, Appleton, Wisconsin; m. Joseph V. Cyapsky. Chicago, Ill.
ii. Karl L., b. Nov. 1871; m. Emma Widman, one daughter, Catherine.
iii. Louis Ross, m. (1) Ceretta Holden, two daughters, (Irva and Margaret), m. (2) Unknown.
Sophronia Sarah Pope. Born Nov. 2, 1845; m. June 30, 1867, Benjamin F. Perry, at Menasha, Wisconsin.
i. George Meredith, b. Mar. 4, 1872; m. Nov. 23, 1911, Frances Lennon. Child, Meredith.
ii. Almira Elizabeth, b. July 26, 1874; m. Jan. 23, 1904, Oren Bert Covey. Children: Kathryn Clarice, Bert Perry.
iii. Roy Vincent, b. Feb.27, 1882; m. Nov. 10, 1906, Annie Stubstad. Children: Dorothy Verne, Dwain Evertt.
Grace Pope, Born May 24, 1877; m. Dec. 27, 1897, Arthur Garrison, Orleans, Nebraska. Children:
i. Almedia Elsa, b. Jan. 30, 1900.
ii. Alvin, b. July 29, 1902.
iii. James, b. Mar. 30, 1904.
iv. Leland Pope, b. Dec. 31, 1905.
v. Julia Inez, b. Jan. 26, 1908.
vi. Lowell Arthur, b. Aug. 16, 1910.
vii. Paul Rogers, b. Feb 14, 1913.
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