George Washington McArthur

25 March 1848–23 January 1930 (Age 81)
Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington McArthur was born on 25 March 1848, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, his father, Gabriel Abram McArthur, was 30 and his mother, Elisabeth Glaspell, was 33. He married Lydia Katherine Green on 13 September 1869, in Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Montana Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Smith, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 23 January 1930, in Topeka Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cora, Smith, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington McArthur
1848–1930
Lydia Katherine Green
1850–1909
Marriage: 13 September 1869
Lewis E. McArthur
1870–1881
Alice Ruth McArthur
1871–1940
Jennie May McArthur
1873–1962
Bertha Mable McArthur
1876–1936
George Ray Mc Arthur
1878–1880
Mary Mc Arthur
1883–1883
Guy Franklin Mc Arthur
1884–1955
Ethel Louise Mc Arthur
1886–1914
Cora Benton McArthur
1889–1960
Carrie Gertrude Mc Arthur
1893–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 September 1869
Scott, Iowa, United States
children

(10)

    Lewis E. McArthur

    Male1870–1881Male

    Alice Ruth McArthur

    Female1871–1940Female

    Female1873–1962Female

    Bertha Mable McArthur

    Female1876–1936Female

    George Ray Mc Arthur

    Male1878–1880Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    James Milton McArthur

    Male1840–1924Male

    Sarah Jane McArthur

    Female1842–1896Female

    John Mc Arthur

    Male1845–1847Male

    Male1848–1930Male

    Mary Etta McArthur

    Female1850–1851Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 9

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1861

Age 13

Kansas is the 34th state
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artair, a patronymic from the Gaelic form of the personal name Arthur .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Mc Arthur in household of Gobriel Mc Arthur, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Mcarthur in household of Gabriel Mcarthur, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Mc Arthur, "United States Census, 1880"

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