George W. Houdeshell, son of Adam and Mary (Sine) Houdeshell, married Mariah Mayes, daughter of John and Mary A. (___) Mayes, 14 May 1865 in Snow Shoe, Centre county, Pennsylvania. Mariah was the sister of Phoebe Mayes, wife of George’s brother Benjamin.
George and Mariah had 10 children, 7 who survived: Mary Louise, Rachel Anne, Amanda, Hetty May, Drusilla, Pleasant (son), and Cora.
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