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Isaac DEVORE Jr.
(Abt 1823-Abt 1856)
Alpheus R. DEVORE
Margaret Elizabeth JOHNSON

George Washington DEVORE


Family Links

1. Mary BALVIN

George Washington DEVORE 2

  • Born: 22 Oct 1893, Hartwick, Poweshiek Co, IA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Mary BALVIN on 31 Dec 1923 in Toledo, Tama Co, IA 1
  • Died: 21 Jan 1961, Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA at age 67 1 4
  • Buried: Rector Cem, Chelsea, Tama Co, IA 1

bullet  General Notes:

PHOTO: submitted by Buelah DeVore Stock

1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Butler Co, Bennezette Twp, Aredale P.O.: George DeVore, 21, single, 8th grade education, laborer, 3 mo. unemployed, b. IA, father b. NE, mother b. IA.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: George Washington Devore of Green, Butler Co, IA; 23; b. Sep 22, 1893 in "Hartrick", IA; farm laborer, employed by Fred Day at Green, IA; single, no dependents; tall, slender, dark blue eyes, dark brown hair. Comment: enlisted for R. D. at Ft. Logan, Col. for Infantry.

1920 OK CENSUS, Comache Co, Ft. Sill Military Reservation:
George W. DeVore, 26, single b. IA, father b. IN and mother b. IA; soldier in U.S. Army

1930 IA CENSUS, Tama Co, Salt Creek Twp:
George Devore, 35, 1st marriage age 30, b. IA, parents b. MO, farmer, gen. farm;
Mary, wife, 30, 1st marriage age 25, b. IA, father b. Czechoslovakia, mother b. IA;
Betty, dau, 3-11/12, b. IA, parents b. IA;
Joe Balvin, partner, 24, single, b. IA, parents b. Czechoslovakia, farmer, gen. farm;
Oscar Mead, nephew, 16, attended school, b. IA, parents b. IA, farm laborer.

1940 IA CENSUS, Tama Co, Chelsea town:
George W. "DeVare", 46, 7th grade, b. IA, 1935: same place, rural salesman, stock minerals;
Mary, wife, 39, 7th grade, b. IA, 1935: same place;
Betty Mae, dau, 13, attended school, 7th grade, b. IA, 1935; same place;
Richard G., son, 9, attended school, 3rd grade, b. IA, 1935; same place.

FIND A GRAVE - Rector Cem, Chelsea, Tama Co, IA:
George W.
Oct 22, 1893
Jan 21, 1961
Sep 27, 1900
July 30, 1983
Married Dec 31, 1923

and another stone:
Cook Bry F 1 Field Arty
World War 1
Oct 29, 1893 - Jan 21, 1961
(Note: The "Oct. 29 date must be incorrect.)


George married Mary BALVIN, daughter of Albert BALVIN and Antonia KOVAR, on 31 Dec 1923 in Toledo, Tama Co, IA.1 (Mary BALVIN was born on 27 Sep 1900 in Woodberry Co, IA,1 4 died 40 Jul 1983 in Marengo, Iowa Co, IA 1 4 and was buried in Rector Cem, Chelsea, Tama Co, IA.)



1 Find A Grave.

2 1900 IA Census.

3 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

4 Info from Beulah DeVore Stock.

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