George N. Bacon (1900-1980)

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George N. Bacon
Born: 4 Nov 1900 Escanaba, Michigan
Died: 9 Dec 1980 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Charles Avery Bacon
Mother: Mary E. King
Siblings: Gertrude E. Bacon
Richard Bacon
Emma D. Rebecca Bacon
John Alden Bacon
Lucy Bacon
George N. Bacon
Enos Bacon
Melvin Bacon
Robert Bruce Bacon
Webster Monterey Bacon
Gladys Bacon
Spouse: Louise E. Pierce
Married: 2 Jun 1919 Madrid, Boone, Iowa
Children: Robert Carl Bacon
Enos Melvin Bacon
Charles Bacon


Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, 11 Dec 1980:

George N. Bacon, 80

Funeral services for George N. Bacon, 80, of Petoskey, will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Stone Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Kyser of the Petoskey First Presbyterian Church will officiate and interment will be in Green wood Cemetery.

Mr. Bacon died Dec. 9 at Little Traverse Division of Northern Michigan Hospitals.

He was born Nov. 4, 1900 in Escanaba. On June 2, 1929, he married the former Louise Pierce in Madrid, Iowa. The couple made their home in Petoskey for many years.

Mr. Bacon was the manager of the local Western Union Telegraph in Petoskey for many years, retiring in 1963. He worked for the company for 49 ½ years. Following retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Bacon lived in Petoskey and for the past nine winters had resided in Zephyrhills, Fla.

During World War II, Mr. Bacon did extensive service as assistant home service director of the local Red Cross.

He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Petoskey, where he served as an elder for several years; was a life member of the Masonic Lodge and the Kiwanis Club.

In 1958, Mr. Bacon was named Good Citizen of the Month of January, by the Petoskey Lions Club, Mr. Bacon was the first citizen to be so honored in a monthly program launched by the club at that time. He was also a volunteer judge in Golden Gloves boxing tournaments in Boyne City and Petoskey when the tournaments were held in this area.

He is survived by his wife Louise; one son, Robert Bacon of Petoskey; two grandsons; one brother, Melvin Bacon of Summerfield, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.

The family suggests anyone wishing to honor the memory of Mr. Bacon, may do so by contributing in his name to the First Presbyterian Church in Petoskey. Envelopes for that purpose are available at the Stone Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight (Thursday).


  • 1910 Federal Census, Charlevoix Ward 2, Charlevoix, Michigan
Bacon, Charles
, Georgie, son, male, white, 9, single, MI, MI, MI
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
George BACON
Birth Date: 4 Nov 1900
Death Date: Dec 1980
Social Security Number: 371-10-8013
State Where Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Zip Code: 49770
Bay View, Emmet, Michigan
Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Death Benefit Zip Code: 49770
Bay View, Emmet, Michigan
Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Bacon, George N.
Age: 80
Born: 11/4/1900
Died: 12/9/1980
Burial: 12/12/1980
Cemetery: Greenwood, Petoskey
Obituary: on file
Section: H
Block: 165
Lot: 7 GR 8-9