George Henry Resh

MaleJanuary 1863–25 August 1939

Brief Life History of George Henry

When George Henry Resh was born in January 1863, in Mississippi, United States, his father, George H. Resh, was 37 and his mother, Rachel M. Eubanks, was 22. He married Sarah 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, and was buried in Union, Illinois, United States.

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

Sources (18)

  • Geo H Resh in household of Geo J Resh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George H Resh, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • George H Resh, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1886Dongola, Union, Illinois, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    Americanized form of German Resch .

    Americanized form of Slovenian Reš, a surname of German origin (see Resch ).

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

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