On July 20, 1850, a 22-year-old George Caton was enumerated in the household of Samuel Knott among many other young men. While an occupation for George is not listed, it is likely George was employed by Samuel Knott.
July 24, 1850Marriage
On July 24, 1850, George Caton married Miss Margaret Ann Hunter in Shepherdstown. Rev. Daniel George Bragonier officiated the marriage.
December 20, 1853Birth of Child
On December 20, 1853, George and Margaret’s daughter, Angelina was born.
February 12, 1856Birth of Child
On February 12, 1856, George and Margaret’s first son, John William Caton, was born.
1857Death of Child
In 1857, George lost his second-born child, cause unknown. No death record has currently been found. Four-year-old Angelina was laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery in Shepherdstown.