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George Bennett Deselms

  • Born: 12 Mar 1894, Champion, Chase County, Nebraska
  • Marriage: Jessie Fern Fuqua on 14 Nov 1917
  • Died: 3 May 1946, Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska at age 52
  • Buried: Green Lawn Cemetery, Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska, C25-W4

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1900, Nebraska, Dundy County, Harrison Township, Image 1 of 2. Age 12 yrs., single, Farm Laborer.

Census, 1910, Nebraska, Chase County, Lamar Precinct, District 32, Image 1 of 4. Age 22 yrs., single, hired man, laborer, farm. Enumerated in household of William Covert.

WWI Draft Registration, 5 Jun 1917, Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska.
Name: George Bennett Deselms
Age in Years: 29
Date of Birth: April 2, 1888
Natural Born
Where born? Champion, Nebraska, U.S.A.
Present trade or occupation? Clerk, also Stock Farmer.
By whom employed? L. W. Hail
Where employed? Lamar, Nebraska
Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support? No
Married or single? Single
Race? Caucasion
What military service have you had? None ; branch None.
Tall, medium, or short? Short.
Slender, medium, or stout? Stout.
Color of eyes? Blue
Color of hair? Brown
Bald? Slightly
Has person lost arm, leg, hand, feet, or both eyes, or is he otherwise disabled? No

Precinct: Lamar
City or County: Chase
State: Nebraska
Signed: June 5th, 1917

Census, 1920, Nebraska, Chase County, Lamar Township, Image 2 of 8. Age 31 yrs., Clerk, General Store.
Cheyenne Street.

Census, 1930, Nebraska, Chase County, Lamar Village, Image 1 of 3. Age 42 yrs., age of first marriage 29, Manager Grocery Store.

Census, 1940, Nebraska, Chase County, Lamar Village, Image 3 of 4. Age 52 yrs., owner, retail grocery.


George married Jessie Fern Fuqua, daughter of Samuel Curtis Fuqua and Rose Olivia "Rosey" Covert, on 14 Nov 1917. (Jessie Fern Fuqua was born on 15 Nov 1894 in Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska, died on 18 Jun 1965 in Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska, C25-W3.)

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