George Duncan Laney

17 February 1878–12 March 1963 (Age 85)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Duncan

When George Duncan Laney was born on 17 February 1878, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Culbert Laney, was 27 and his mother, Emma Foster, was 31. He married Bessie Wilkinson on 30 December 1906, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 1 East, Simpson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1963, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Duncan Laney
1878–1963
Bessie Wilkinson
1885–1973
Marriage: 30 December 1906
Irene Morton Laney
1908–
George C Laney
1910–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 December 1906
Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States
children

(2)

    Irene Morton Laney

    Female1908–Female

    George C Laney

    Male1910–1978Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 14

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish: probably a reduced and altered form of McElhinney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Laney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • G D Laney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George D Laney, "United States Census, 1910"

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