George  Gird

          George Gird,  joint editor and proprietor of the  Humboldt Sentinel,  was born and reared in Shelby County, Ind., where he was identified with the farming and stock industry.  In 1859, at the age of twenty-seven, he came to Nebraska and located in Richardson County, was actively connected with farming and stock raising, until 1882, when he retired from it and engaged in the present business, which he very ably represents.  In 1855 he was married to  Miss Mary E. Gossett,  who was born and reared in Indiana.  They have a family of four sons and three daughters living --  William,  Ida M.  (now Mrs. David Speiser, Jr.),  whose sketch appears in this work,  George,  Mary,  John,  Arthur  and  Gertrude.  Mr. and Mrs. Gird buried their son  Edward,  aged sixteen years, February, of the present year in the Steele Cemetery, Falls City.  Mr. Gird has always taken an active interest in the growth and development of the social and industrial life of his locality since coming to the State and has been an efficient official in his county.
Submitted by Andree, from a Guthrie County, Iowa, history book.

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