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Ebenezer Cummings
Mary (Cummings) Vermilyer
George Washington Vermilyer

George Washington Vermilyer is the son of Mary Cummings and Charles Barnabas Vermilyer. He was born about 1850 in Plato, Kane, Illinois. He died 25 Mar 1939 at about age 89 in Batavia, Kane, Illinois.

On 8 Jan 1882, he married Cora Florence Adams in Kane County, Illinois. She is the daughter of Susan Jane May. She was born 29 Dec 1865 in Ionica, Illinois and died 22 Feb 1931 at age 65. She is buried at Batavia, Kane, Illinois.

Children of George Washington Vermilyer and Charles Barnabas Vermilyer:

  1. George Edward Vermilyer was born 30 Jun 1883 in Batavia, Kane, Illinois.
  2. Roy Charles Vermilyer was born 26 Jul 1885 in Batavia, Kane, Illinois.
  3. Mabel Mary Vermilyer was born 24 Jun 1888 in Batavia, Kane, Illinois. In 1909, she married Edward Richards. He was born in 1873. Mabel died 1 Oct 1963 at age 75 in Batavia, Kane. Illinois. She is buried at Batavia, Kane, Illinois.
  4. Glen Roy Vermilyer was born 9 Nov 1896 in Batavia, Kane, Illinois.

4 Generation Portrait
Four Generation Portrait: [L-R] George Washington Vermilyer, Cora (Adams) Vermilyer, George Edward Vermilyer, Hilda (Knecht) Vermilyer. [Seated] Susan Adams holding George Ray Vermilyer.
(Photo courtesy of Wilma Vermilyer)


George W.: Birth from the 1860 census (Plato, Kane, IL. p. 728).
Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900.

Mabel: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 329-18-9179).

Much of the information for this family was provided by Wilma Vermilyer who is actively researching the Vermilyer and related families. She can be reached by email at

Census Listings

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.

  • George W.: 1860 Census. Plato, Kane, Illinois. Page 728.
  • George W.: 1870 Census. Geneva, Kane, Illinois. Page 371.
  • George W.: 1880 Census. Geneva, Kane, Illinois. Page 386.


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.