Person:BALFOUR, George ( - 1823)

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BALFOUR, George ( - 1823)
Family(s): Beck
Person ID (Link to genealogy): GED link doc.gif I8111
Sex: M
Date born: unknown
Born in: Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Date died: 8 Sep 1823
Died in: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
Spouse(s): LONG, Eliza Ann (1802 - 1870)
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George was a surgeon in the US Navy.

Tombstones in Elizabeth City County from William & Mary College Quarterly, 1st Series, Vol. XIV (1906), 167-173. Reprinted in Virginia Vital Records. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1984), 585. Article reproduced on Broderbund Software's Family Archives CD #174, Virginia Vital Records #1, 1600s-1800s 1997 Broderbund Software, Inc. - Hampton Churchyard - ...... Among the public men buried here were Dr. George Balfour who died in 1830,.....

2009-web searches show several books/documents re: George Balfour, but I am unable to pin down any direct biographical information except that he may have entered the military as early as 11 Apr 1792; on 9 Mar 1798 he becomes the 1st naval surgeon in the US Navy and probably was on the Constellation; in 1801 he was put in charge of the first Marine Hospital established in Norfolk, VA and he died between 1823 and 1830

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