George Howard Hulmes

24 February 1882–July 1967 (Age 85)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Howard

When George Howard Hulmes was born on 24 February 1882, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Henry Hulmes, was 30 and his mother, Alice J. Smith, was 32. He married Cordie L White on 5 May 1904, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died in July 1967, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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George Howard Hulmes
Cordie L White
Marriage: 5 May 1904
Helen Louise Hulmes
Orville Henry Hulmes
George Howard Hulmes
Eugenia Annette Hulmes

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5 May 1904
Jackson, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 22

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 23

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Hilmes near Hersfeld (Hesse) or from Hildesheim, which is called Hilm(e)sen in the local dialect.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Hulmes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George H Hulmes in household of Geo H Hulmes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George H Hulmes, "United States Census, 1940"

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