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George Washington Catlin

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Maryland, Otsego County, NY, USA
Death: circa August 26, 1898 (75-83)
Grouse Creek, Box Elder County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Grouse Creek, Box Elder County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Curtiss Catlin and Sarah Catlin
Husband of Maria Louisa Catlin
Father of Maria Louisa Catlin; George Washington Catlin, Jr; Mary Jane Catlin; James Curtis Catlin; Esther Ann Brizzee, Jr and 7 others
Brother of Miranda Bartholomew and Mary Altana Bartholomew

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About George Washington Catlin

Ref.: < > , Box elder County, Box Creek Cemetery, George Washington Catlin, Sr.

Ref.: < > , Latter-day Saints Winter Quarters Project.

  1. Catlin, George Washington (Catlin, George W.) (Serving in Company C of the Mormon Battalion).

Ref.: Wikipedia: The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously based unit in United States military history,[1] and it served from July 1846 to July 1847 during the Mexican-American War. The battalion was a volunteer unit of between 534[2][3] and 559[4] Latter-day Saints men led by Mormon company officers, commanded by regular US army officers. During its service, the battalion made a grueling march nearly 2,000 miles long from Council Bluffs, Iowa, to San Diego.

The battalion's march and service was instrumental in helping the US secure much of the American Southwest, including new lands in several Western states, especially the Gadsden Purchase of 1853 of much of southern Arizona. The march also opened a southern wagon route to California. Veterans of the battalion played significant roles in America's westward expansion in California, Utah, Arizona and other parts of the West. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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George Washington Catlin's Timeline

September 21, 1818
Maryland, Otsego County, NY, USA
February 28, 1852
Age 33
February 22, 1854
Age 35
March 31, 1856
Age 37
Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, United States
March 15, 1858
Age 39
November 21, 1860
Age 42
Fairview, Sanpete County, UT, USA
April 9, 1863
Age 44
Spring City, UT, USA
October 4, 1865
Age 47
Sanpete County, UT, USA
March 17, 1868
Age 49
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, UT, USA