(Abt 1832-Bef 1885)
Another name for George was McFarlane.3
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1850 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded Margaret McFarland, 44, living with son George, laborer, 19; son Metten, 10; daughter Margaret, 5. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
2. Census in 1870 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA. 5 The 1870 census recorded Nancy J. Beecher, 44, living with daughter Elmira, 11. Also in the home is her son-in-law, laborer George McFarland, 38 with Elizabeth, 20; and Margaret 1. The post office was Mifflintown.
George married Elizabeth Jane Beecher, daughter of William Beecher and Nancy Jane Brandt. (Elizabeth Jane Beecher was born on 21 Mar 1849 in Walker Twp., Juniata, PA 6 7 8, christened on 23 Feb 1852 in Mifflintown: Messiah Lutheran Church, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States 8 and died on 25 Mar 1872 in Mexico, Juniata, PA 9.)
1 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZP6-CHT George McFarland in household of Nancy J Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. , family 28, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552852.
2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 106133. Margaret J. Jones. Father George McFarland. Mother Elizabeth Beecher. Spouse Charles E. Jones.
3 Shull, William F, <i>The Lineage of Christian Kersheman 1774-1893</i> (1893. Original copy in possession of Arthur Weaner, 145 Weaner Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325-8118.).
4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4H2-WWB Marg Mcfarland, Walker, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 1134.
5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZP6-CHT Nancy J Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. , family 28, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552852.
6 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Walker Township, Series: M432 Roll: 786 Page: 248.
7 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Juniata County, Walker Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1119 Page: 859.
8 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Juniata > Mifflintown > Messiah Lutheran Online Image 26 of 48.
9 <i>Juniata Sentinel and Republican</i> (Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania), 2 Mar 1872, page 3. Death of Elizabeth McFarland.