John William Gedney II

5 June 1880–7 January 1954 (Age 73)
Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Gedney II was born on 5 June 1880, in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States, his father, John William Gedney Sr, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Allen, was 32. He married Jesse May Melvin on 4 September 1900, in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 9 Bayfield, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 7 January 1954, in Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John William Gedney II
1880–1954
Jesse May Melvin
1885–1982
Marriage: 4 September 1900
John William Gedney III
1901–1903
Homer Allen Gedney
1903–1996
Luella May Gedney
1905–1997
Helen Frances Gedney
1907–1932
Cecil Basil Gedney
1909–1996
Vertie Alma Gedney
1913–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 September 1900
Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

Age 1

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, probably so named from an Old English personal name Gǣda or Gydda (genitive -n) + ēg ‘island’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Gedney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John W Gedney in household of John W Gedney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John W Gedney, "United States Census, 1910"

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