Biography of George H. Post
Monroe County, MI Biographies





GEORGE HENRY POST, a farmer on section 11, was born March 1, 1869, in Boston, Summit county, Ohio, where he lived until 1869, when he moved to Carlton. He enlisted in the "Squirrel Hunters" in September, 1862, and the following year was appointed first duty sergeant in Co. E, 12th O. V. C., with which be was mustered out in Oct. 1865. At Mount Sterling, Ky., he was taken prisoner of war, but only remained over night with the rebels. August 31, 1864, he married Lydia, daughter of Lewis and Harriet (Simpson) Watson. His parents were Henry and Lucy (Curtis) Post. He is a Republican, and a member of Perry Baker Post, No. 200, G. A, R., at Carlton. His children are: Lyman, born January 10, 1869; Roy, April 26, 1875; Hattie, May 7, 1882; and Truman, July 6, 1868, died December 22, 1870.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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