George Childress

1800–1850 (Age 50)
Robertson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of George

When George Childress was born in 1800, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Corporal Joseph Childress, was 36 and his mother, Mary Anne Childress, was 22. He married Rebecca James Murdock on 1 September 1831, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1850, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49.

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George Childress
Rebecca James Murdock
Marriage: 1 September 1831
William Henry Childress
Martha Ann Childress
John Bell Clinard Childress
Lucy George Childress

Spouse and Children


    Rebecca James Murdock


1 September 1831
Robertson, Tennessee, United States


    William Henry Childress


    Martha Ann Childress


    John Bell Clinard Childress


    Lucy George Childress


Parents and Siblings

    Corporal Joseph Childress


    Mary Anne Childress




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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 1

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 18

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: George Childress - Published information: death: before 1850; Kentucky, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Childress - Published information: birth-name: George Childress

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