George Stringer

about 1755–1827 (Age 72)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

George Stringer was born about 1755, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of William Stringer. 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 72.

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George Stringer
Mary Officer
Marriage: about 1776
Joseph Officer Stringer

Spouse and Children


    Mary Officer


about 1776
West Fallowfield Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States


    Joseph Officer Stringer


Parents and Siblings

    William Stringer




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

English: occupational name for a maker of string or bow strings, from an agent derivative of Middle English streng ‘string’. In Yorkshire, where it is still particularly common, Redmonds argues that the surname may have been connected with iron working, a stringer having operated some form of specialist hearth.

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

Sources (2)

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

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