George A. Withey Family
George Alexander Withey was born in Canada 29 May 1861. Geo. A. died 22 September 1946 and is buried near his brother Stephen H. in Crookston, Minnesota.
George married Mary (Marie) Antoinette Pasonault (Pinsonnault) also born in Canada in 1877 (St. Johns,New Brunswick, Canada).She came to the U.S. at 5 mos. of age.
George and Mary had four children:
Melvel Everett born March 31, 1902 in St.John, North Dakota.
Melba Evelyn born in 1910 North Dakota.
George C. born in 1897.
Jerome born in North Dakota 1912.
George A. was an engineer with many railroads, but started out as a clerk for the Michigan Central Railroad. He worked the: CNW, Grand Rapids & Indiana RR, St. Paul MM, Great Northern RR and was the first Engineer on the Antler branch.