Dr. George G. Ware (1835 – )

"Dr. George G. Ware, a physician and surgeon of Stanton,
is the son of Geo. G. and Jane E. (Middleton) Ware; he was 
born in 1835, near Stanton, and is one of eleven children,
only two living. His father was born in Illinois, in 1794, 
where he was raised and educated, and married, February 6, 
1825, and in 1835 moved to Haywood County, where he engaged 
in farming near Stanton, and remained until his death, April
23, 1862.    Mrs. Ware was a granddaughter of Arthur Middleton, 
one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.  She 
was born in South Carolina in 1805, and died in 1875, a worthy 
member of the Presbyterian Church. Dr. George Ware was educated 
at the Jackson Male College at Athens, Ga.  He commenced reading
medicine when only nineteen, under Dr. Wm. Hewitt, of Stanton; 
in 1853 he entered Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia, 
and graduated in 1856, and since then has practiced at Stanton,
carrying a large practice, and being one of the most successful 
physicians in the county.  Dr. Ware was for a short time surgeon 
in the Fifth Georgia Regiment (Confederate Army), but was compelled 
to resign on account of ill health. In September, 1863, he married 
Miss Lucy A., daughter of William and Elizabeth Waldron, of Edgefield 
District, S. C., and of ten children born to them, six are living: 
Carrie M., William W., John H., Robert T., Jennie D., Mary C.  Mrs.
Ware was  born  in South Carolina, October, 1845, and died May 6, 
1886, a member of the Presbyterian Church.  Dr. Ware is pleasantly 
located in the western part, of the town, and besides his town 
residence owns over 1,200 acres of land. In politics he is now a 
Democrat, but formerly a Whig. He is a member of the Old School 
Presbyterian Church, and a Mason, and belongs to the K. of H. and 
K. of P." 

Source:  HAYWOOD COUNTY TN - GOODSPEED - The Biographies of 
Haywood County TN S - W, USGenWeb Archives by: Jane N. Powell 
<janep2@earthlink.net>

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Dr. George G. Ware (1835 – ) — 1 Comment

  1. Dr. Geo. G. Ware (died March 25, 1907–https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15113616/George-G-Ware) was married 3 times. 2nd spouse, I think was Mary C. Richardson, no children. (I have not completely researched this marriage). However, the 3rd spouse was Anna Leigh “Annie” Conrad–https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15113622. Had one Child–Ruth Voorhies Ware Acuff–https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15113608/ruth-acuff, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MS8Y-JVK. Ruth had one child, Jane Adams–https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15113613/jane-m-tyler. I am the youngest of Jane’s four children.

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