Person Sheet

Name George WETZEL
Birth abt 1762, Frederick Co., VA (So. Branch, Potomac)
Death 1784, Near Marietta, Ohio
Father Captain John WETZEL (1733-1786)
Mother Mary Bonnett (1735-1808)
Notes for George WETZEL
George Wetzel was the 3rd son of Captain John Wetzel and Mary Bonnet, and never married. It is said that he was mortally wounded by Indians while in a canoe with friends. He jumped out and pushed the canoe out of danger. George Wetzel died that evening.

Toothman gives George's birth as 1761, place of death as Rockingham County, and death as 1786.
Last Modified 26 Mar 2006 Created 26 Apr 2006 using Reunion for Macintosh

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