George Stringer

Maleabout 1755–1827

Brief Life History of George

George Stringer was born about 1755, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Mary Officer about 1776, in West Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1777. He died in 1827, at the age of 73.

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George Stringer
Mary Officer
Marriage: about 1776
Joseph Officer Stringer

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: George Stringer - Published information: death:
  • George Stringer, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1776West Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 21

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 21

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 39

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning


    occupational name from Middle English strenger, stringer ‘man who worked at a string-hearth or furnace’, synonymous with Stringfellow . The name occurs frequently in districts where iron was smelted in medieval times.

    occupational name for someone who made or worked with string, from Middle English strenger, stringer, an agent derivative of Middle English streng(e), string(e) ‘string, cord’ (Old English streng). The term was also used of someone who made strings for bows in 1420.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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