Individual Record 1414

Name}   Rath, George Johanna (John) or (George J) Family History} Hancock                
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  1 Feb  1890 Place} Melvin, Ford, Illinois
Marr.: Date} Fam 18 Jan 1914 Place} Eden Reformed Church, Herman, Grant, Minnesota   (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 27 Apr  1990 Place}   , Napa, California
Burial: Date} Exa  1 May 1990 Place} Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, Sonoma, Calif.
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 597 = Family history
Source 2} 699 = Letter
Source 3} 1436=ww1 draft reg
Source 4} 888 = 1920 USA cen
Source 5} 889 = 1930 USA cen
Source 6} 521 = Death record
Source 7} 913 = Obituary
Source 8} 891 = Letter
Source 9} 1418=Family Notes
Source 10}1420=Cemetery rec
Source 11}1421=Obituary
Source 12}1422=Family history
Source 13}1423=Photographs
Parents: } Gerhard Frederick Rath & Johanna Helen Toben
   Relationship No.} 631
1st Household No.}  
      Occupation 1} Farm hand/farm worker
       Occupation 2} Laborer
Spouses:   Prime} Bertram, Gusena Maria (Sena)
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  George was born and educated in Ford County, Illinois.  He was also known as George J. Rath or George John Rath.  He moved to South Dakota in 1911, got married in Herman, Minnesota, in 1914 (see the photo at the right), and lived and worked in Minnesota until 1920.
George Rath in 1914 George J then moved his young family to the family farm in Peach Orchard Township, Ford County, Illinois, where they lived and farmed until 1929.

He next moved his family to Petaluma, California, where he worked for Poehlman Hatchery in that town for more than 36 years.  His wife Sena died there in 1939.

George J remained in Petaluma until he moved to Napa, California, after his retirement in 1965 to be closer to his daughter, Shirley.  He lived to be 100¼ years old.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   George J. Rath
Confirm. Date}   Photo} George in January 1979
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                   for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
 Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 14 Mar 2013
Date Created}  31 Mar 2006
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