Marvel George Bacon

Male16 March 1899–November 1964

Brief Life History of Marvel George

When Marvel George Bacon was born on 16 March 1899, in Idaho, United States, his father, George Wallace Bacon, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Elisabeth McClellan, was 34. He married Helen Emma Brutt on 30 September 1918, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. He lived in Boise, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 1, San Mateo, California, United States in 1930. He died in November 1964, in Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Orofino, Clearwater, Idaho, United States.

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Marvel George Bacon
Beulah Delia Lolley
Marriage: 5 August 1920
Dallas George Bacon
Wanda Faye Bacon

Sources (13)

  • George Bacon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marvell George Bacon, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Marvel George Bacon, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    5 August 1920
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 1

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 7

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


    Age 18

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

    English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.

    History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.

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

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