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Lydia Wotring
Jacob Merkel
Daniel George
Alice Merkel
John B. George


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John B. George 1

  • Born: 16 Sep 1880 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Anniversary History Of Lehigh County, Volume II, 1914. 1
John B. George, son of Daniel and Sarah Ann (Stettler) George, was born Sept. 16, 1880. He was reared upon the farm, and was educated in the public schools. He became a motorman for the Allentown and Reading Traction Co., continuing for 2 1/2 years. He then became a bar clerk at the "Catasauqua House", at Catasauqua, Pa., of which he became proprietor of the present hotel at Breinigsville, continuing for three years. He then lived retired at Allentown until April 1, 1912, when he became owner of the Golden Eagle Hotel, to which he made many improvements. This hotel was built in 1800, by Mr. Breinig, and it is a land mark of the Township.

He holds membership in the following named orders: I. O. O. F.; B. P. O. E. Moose; and F. O E. of Allentown. He married in Oct. 1902, Edna L. Scharadin, daughter of Henry A. and Louisa (Gernerd) Scharadin, of Allentown. Issue: Wesley S. George.


1 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume II (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914. 3 volumes, illustrated, maps. Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).

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