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Corell Obituaries

George Valentine Correll (Corell)
(17 Jul 1845 - 13 Sep 1913)

The death of Mr. George V. Correll ocurred [sic] at his residence Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock. Mr. Correll was in his usual health a short time before his death. He had left his home, and was working in a field, where he was found by his wife in a sinking condition. He was carried home and lived only a short while, heart disease being the cause of his death. Mr. Correll was sixty-eight years old. He was a minister in the Dunkard church, a true Christian, and an upright citizen. He was a member of the Fifty-fourth Virginia regiment during the war, and was a brave and efficient soldier, and saw much service. He was a colorbearer for his regiment. Mr. Correll was married twice, his first wife being a Miss Wickham [SSS note - Hannah Jane Wickham], of Pilot. From this union there were ten children--Messrs. C.S.  E. E., George, Rastus, and Caleb and Mrs. Brinda Madison, Mrs. Lilly Hamblin, Mrs. Sarah Graham, Mrs. Dora Graham, and Miss Pearl. Mr. Correll is survived by his last wife, who was a Miss Weaver [SSS note - Elizabeth C. (Lizzie) Weaver].  The body will be buried in the family burying ground near his late residence.


Source:  My great aunt Myrtle Corell Myers had this clipping (newspaper clipping, no name of newspaper), and I obtained a photocopy of it from her. Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek.  Items in brackets [ ] are my notes or words/characters I had difficulty reading.

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