History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio; their past and present,
Cincinnati, Ohio; S.B. Nelson Co., Publishers; 1894
George Washington Yancey, ticket agent and telegraph operator at North Bend station. C.C.C. & St. L.R.R., was born near North Bend, Miami township, the elder of two children who blessed the union of Joseph and Ruth (Bump) Yancey. He was educated in the public schools of North Bend, and since leaving school has been a telegraph operator, receiving his appointment to his present position with the C.C.C. & L.R.R. in 1888. Mr. Yancey was married, in December, 1889, to Bertha, daughter of Joseph Hunt, whose parents were natives of Miami township, and to this union have been born two children, named Clifford and Joseph, both of whom survive.
The parents of our subject are both natives of Miami township. The father is a prosperous farmer at Worthington, Ind., where they now reside. The sister of our subject, Mollie, is the wife of Edward Piggs, residing at Worthington, Ind. Mr. Yancey is a member of the Sons of Veterans.