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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Family Time Line

George Simeon Prestridge
1860–1931
Alma Virginia Thompson
1865–1957
Marriage: 24 November 1881
Delia Starks Prestridge
1879–1959
Martha A Kirvin
1880–1934
Vivian Kirvin Prestridge
1892–1951
Catherine May Prestridge
1908–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1881
, Union, Arkansas, USA
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Susan Elizabeth Prestridge

    Female1851–1880Female

    Joseph William Prestridge

    Male1857–1920Male

    Male1860–1931Male

    Martha Prestridge

    Female1862–1913Female

    Mathew Prestridge

    Male1864–Male

World Events (8)

1861

Age 1

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

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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