George Simeon Prestridge

MaleOctober 1860–28 March 1931

Brief Life History 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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know George Simeon? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Simeon Prestridge
Alma Virginia Thompson
Marriage: 24 November 1881
Delia Starks Prestridge
about 1879–1959
Martha A Kirvin
Vivian Kirvin Prestridge
Catherine May Prestridge

Sources (12)

  • Geo T Prestridge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George S Prestidge, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • George Simeon Prestridge, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1881
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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: variant of Prestwich , probably from a reinterpretation of other variants such as Prestidge.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.