George Washington Haywood

4th generation

Father: Lewis Haywood Jr
Mother: Louisa Jane Winchell

Spouse: Mary Ette McCloske Phillips

Georgietta Haywood
Albert David Haywood
Minnie L Haywood
Lillian M Haywood
Grace Haywood
Raymond Haywood

George Washington Haywood, while named for a great Revolutionary War general, was a veteran of the Civil War

Mar 1843
Hillsdale, Columbia, New York

Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
Lewis Haywood 34 farmer real estate value $3000, Loisa J 30, Catharine 12, Sobrina 10, George W 8, Julia 5, Augusta 4, Emma J 3, Almira 9 mo, all born in NY
Source: census

Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, USA
Lewis Haywood 40 Loisa Haywood 35 Catharine L Haywood 17 Marcy P Haywood 16 George W Haywood 13 Julia A Haywood 10 Augusta Haywood 9 Erma J Haywood 7 Elizabeth Haywood 5 – all b Columbia co
Source: census

Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States
Lewis Heywood 45 farmer,real estate value $5000, personal property $800, Loisa 40, Julia A 17 home servant, Augusts N 15, Ema J 13, Elisabeth 10, all born in NY, John Pulver 17 farm laborer, George W Heywood 18
Source: census

01 Jul 1863
Hillsdale, New York, United States
List of all persons of Class 1 subject to military duty in the 12th Congressional District: Age on 1 July 1863: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842 Race: White Marital Status: Married Place of Birth: New York
Source: Civil War Draft Registrations Records

Note: this record states he was married, but records show he married Mary Ette in 1866

Volunteers to Enlist
8 Jan 1864
Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
Enlistment form – I, George W Haywood born in Hillsdale NY aged 21 years & by occupation a farmer on 8th Jan 1864 volunteered to serve as soldier in Army of USA for 3 years


Bounty paid $60 at enlistment, rank of Private


Military Assignment
12 Feb 1864
Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
recruit assigned to K Co Feb 12 1864 per order Major Crowninshield


Military Roll Call
Feb 1864
United States
Co Muster roll Jan & Feb 1864 – marked absent, recruit assigned Feb 12 1864, sick in brigade hospital, 1 installment of bounty $300 due by GO No.


Military Promotion
15 Jun 1865
United States
Co Muster Roll for May & June 1865, marked preset, promoted to Corporal June 15 1865


Mustered out
20 Jul 1865
Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia
George W Haywood, Corporal Co K, 2nd Regiment Massachusetts Cavalry, mustered out roll, owed $2.89 to govt for clothing, due $200 in bounty, $100 paid, due SS Smith ?? 9.25, appointed Corpl June 15 1865


One more
record of George’s service in the war- MA Soldiers, Sailors & Marines: along with the listing for George is the listing for his uncle William Riley Winchell (brother of his mother), he was mentioned in the Haywood Genealogy

11 Jun 1865
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, USA
listed as living with his mother before actual discharge date – Louisa Haywood 43 7 ch, marr once now widowed, Augusta Haywood 20 Emma J Haywood 18 Elizabeth Haywood 16 George W Haywood 23 Mercie S Stickles 25 2 ch, marr once now widowed, Carrie Stickles 5 George Stickles 2 – living in frame home worth $350

31 Oct 1866
Egremont, Berkshire co, Massachusetts
Mary E Philips
Haywood George W. of Hillsdale & Philips Mary E. & Copake Oct. 31 1866 – record with First Dutch Reformed Church
in Chatham, Columbia co,
New York
Source:, Haywood genealogy

Copake, Columbia, New York, United States
George W Haywood 25 farm laborer, no real estate, $300 personal estate value, Mary E 23, Georgietta 2, Albert W 6 mo Post Office: Hollowville— working for farmer George Nivere?? Niver is listed next to our George on the census, he owned a large farm
Source: census

1 June 1875
Copake, Columbia, New York, USA
George W Haywood 33 Mary Ett Haywood 22 Georgette Haywood 9 Albert Haywood 5 Minnie L Haywood 2 Angeline Niver 40 — on a farm owned by Harmon Lour…?
Source: census

Abt. 1877
Mt Morris Livingston, New York, United States
moved his family here, guess on date – they moved between Lillian born in 1876 & the 1880 census

Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States
George Haywood 38 Mary Haywood 27 Georgia Haywood 13 Albert Haywood 11 Minnie Haywood 8 Lillie Haywood 4 Grace Haywood 2
Source: census

Jun 1890
Mt Morris, Livingston co, New York
veterans census – in census of Civil War survivors, MA Cav Co K, 18 Dec 1863-1 Aug 1865
Source: census

12 Feb 1891
New York
Pension – George W Haywood – K 2 MA Cav State Filed: NY —
Haywood Gen’y-applied for pension as an invalid & veteran of Civil War under Act of June 27 1890, due to Rheumatism & stomach cramps (Partially unable to earn a support by manual labor) – rec’d $12/mo
Widow: Mary Haywood Roll Number: 32959_032872 filed for pension 12 Feb 1891 as invalid, 9 Apr 1901 as widow

Pension update
Mount Morris, Livingston co, New York
Haywood gen’y – pension reduced to $8/mo —- article lists him as having been granted a pension-George W Haywood of Mount Morris
Source: Haywood Genealogy

Mount Morris, Livingston, New York
George 57 born Mar 1843, teamster, Mary 49 July 1850, Raymond 19 May 1881, married 35 yrs, 6 children all living
Source: census

25 Mar 1901
Rochester, Monroe co, New York
died in Rochester-living with daughter Mrs. Lillian Hagreen. Obituary was found in Livingston Co. Museum-Geneseo NY: George W Haywood 1843-1901, born in Hillsdale, married in Copake, came to Mt Morris in 1881, married Mariette McCloske
Have to find obituary again, only have transcription

Mt Morris cemetery, Mt Morris, Livingston co, New York

24 Jun 1901
Livingston, New York, USA
died intestate – without a will

member of Scoville Post of VFW, & Belwood Lodge #315 International Order of odd Fellows