HARE, George William

1808 - 1866

George William Hare, was born at Sandgate, Kent and baptised at Folkestone, Kent on 6 July 1808, son of John and Sarah Hare. He married at St Pancras Old Church, London on 10 March 1835, Catherine [Kitty] née Potter. In 1851, a 41 year old artist, living at Berners Street, Ipswich with his 36 year old wife Catherine, born Worton, Wiltshire and their children, Sarah 15, born St Pancras, Catherine 11, born Marylebone, both in London, together with his 76 year old father John, born Lincolnshire. In 1859 he applied for a passport to travel to the USA and sailed the following year for Adams, Illinois. He died at Quincy, Adams, Illinois on 29 September 1866.