The Family of George and
Enumerators listed names and dates as they understood
the registrant who oft times had little or no
education which led to numerous errors in names, dates
and ages. I have tried to copy the census as recorded,
where errors occur, I apologize. Death certificates
are not available for years before 1917 and Obituaries
have not been put on microfilm for the years 1924
The 1920 Spartanburg/Glendale Census listed
the household as;
George Mittag married Elsie Morris, daughter of Edward
and Fannie Morris.
George Mittag 27
Wife; Elsie 23
Children; Thomas E. 2 years, 6 mo.
George R. 4
The 1940 Spartanburg/Glendale Census listed
the household as;
George Mittag 49/weaver
Children; Thomas 23/cloth
room Rayford 20,
cotton mill laborer
George and Elsie are buried in the Glendale Community Cemetery;
Grave markers; George Mittag; November 2,
1890=August 27, 1973
Elsie Mittag; March 19,
1897=October 9, 1901
Thomas E. (Tom) Mittag never married. After
serving in WW2 he
returned to Spartanburg and worked in the Spartanburg
Post Office until he retired.
Thomas died at the age of 77 and is buried in the Glendale Community Cemetery;
Grave marker; Thomas E. Mittag; May 10, 1917=October
Sgt. U.S. Army,
George Rayford (Ray) Mittag first married
Margaret Trombly, daughter of C.M. and Ruby Trombley
(Trombly). He married Lois Gibson following the death
He was an oiler in Glendale
Mills and served in the Army during WW2.
No record of children.
Rayford and Margaret are buried in the Glendale Community Cemetery.
Grave markers; George Rayford Mittag; September 7,
1919=May 31, 1988
Margaret Trombly Mittag; May 8, 1925=February 24, 1947
Lois Gibson Mittag lives today in the Cowpens
Morris Hayes (Perd) Mittag married Ann Cudd,
daughter of Jim and Lily Cudd.
Children; Robin, Gerald and Randy
Morris and Ann are buried in the Greenlawn Memorial
Morris Hayes Mittag died at the age of 60 in June,
Ann Cudd Married Robert A, Cannon after Morris died.
Ann Cudd Mittag Cannon died at the age of 81 in April,
Dalton Smith Mittag served in the U.S. Marine
Corp during WW2 and never
married to this writer’s knowledge.
Dalton Smith Mittag died at the age of 63 and is
buried in the Glendale
Grave marker; Dalton S. Mittag; May
18, 1924=August 3, 1987
Cpl. U. S. Marine Corps. WW2
The Mittags were members of the Glendale Methodist Church,
a fine family, well known and loved throughout the
community. Elsie Morris Mittag was a distant cousin of
All Federal Census records and Spartanburg
Herald/Journal Obituaries, courtesy of the
Spartanburg County Library.
Clarence E. Crocker, May
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