George Powell Grow

Brief Life History of George Powell

When George Powell Grow was born on 23 March 1878, in Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States, his father, Brigham Young Grow, was 32 and his mother, Rachell Powell, was 26. He married Nora Etta Baughman on 17 February 1926, in Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States. He lived in Barron, Jackson, Oregon, United States for about 30 years. He died on 9 February 1936, in Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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George Powell Grow
Nora Etta Baughman
Marriage: 17 February 1926

Sources (11)

  • George Grow in household of George Grow, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George P Grow in the Oregon, Marriage Indexes, 1906-2009
  • George Powell Grow, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

North German:

variant of Groh .

variant of Growe .

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

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