George Canote Sheeks 1809-1843 of Kentucky, Indiana, and Minnesota
George (18 Feb 1809-30 June 1843) the son of George Sheeks and Elizabeth (Canote), was born in Wayne County, Kentucky, but his parents moved the family to Lawrence County, Indiana in 1816. George married Artamoia Crawford (25 Aug 1816-3 Oct 1863) of Lawrence County, Indiana on 4 June 1833. They had 12 children: Sampson, who married Rebecca Elrod; Lucina, who married William Cunningham; Elijah H., who married Elliott J. Deboe; Elizah, who married a Mr. Wright; Franklin; William; Wells; John; Oliver P.; Hugh, who married Rosa Vivian ----; Sarah, who married a Mr. Drake, and Mary. Artamoia's name has also been found as Artimeia, Artimecia, and Artimesia. Elijah and Elizah above were twins.
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