George Simeon Prestridge

October 1860–28 March 1931 (Age 70)
Mansfield, De Soto, Louisiana, United States

The Life of George Simeon

When George Simeon Prestridge was born in October 1860, in Mansfield, De Soto, Louisiana, United States, his father, George Harper Prestridge, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Rebecca Frost, was 33. He married Alma Virginia Thompson on 24 November 1881. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in El Dorado, Union, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Angelina, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 28 March 1931, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States.

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George Simeon Prestridge
Alma Virginia Thompson
Marriage: 24 November 1881
Delia Starks Prestridge
Martha A Kirvin
Vivian Kirvin Prestridge
Catherine May Prestridge

Spouse and Children

24 November 1881
, Union, Arkansas, USA


Parents and Siblings



    Susan Elizabeth Prestridge


    Joseph William Prestridge



    Martha Prestridge


    Mathew Prestridge


World Events (8)


Age 1

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 21

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; apparently a habitational name, perhaps an altered form of Prestwich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo T Prestridge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Porstrige in household of Robert Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Prestridge in household of Enoch Frost, "United States Census, 1870"

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