George Henry Resh

January 1863–25 August 1939 (Age 76)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Resh was born in January 1863, in Mississippi, United States, his father, George H. Resh, was 36 and his mother, Rachel M. Eubanks, was 22. He married Malinda Knupp on 19 December 1886, in Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He died on 25 August 1939, in Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Resh
Malinda Knupp
Marriage: 19 December 1886
Oliver Resh
Dora Belle Resh
Isabell Resh
Pearl Resh
Eany Resh
Georgia May Resh
Madge Marie Resh

Spouse and Children


    Malinda Knupp


19 December 1886
Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States


    Oliver Resh



    Isabell Resh


    Pearl Resh


    Eany Resh


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 14

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 22

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Resch .2 Americanized spelling of Slovenian Reš, of unexplained meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geo H Resh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Henry Resh, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Henry Resh - Government record: Census record: birth: January 1863; Mississippi, United States

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