George Ira Gosnell

3 September 1866–15 November 1938 (Age 72)
Glassy, Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of George Ira

When George Ira Gosnell was born on 3 September 1866, in Glassy, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Matthew Gosnell, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Green, was 24. He married Nettie Ann Atkins about 1887, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in O'Neal, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 15 November 1938, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

George Ira Gosnell
Nettie Ann Atkins
Marriage: about 1887
Horace Cleveland Gosnell
Bertha L. Gosnell
Bessie L. Gosnell
Herman Lee Gosnell
Harry Grover Gosnell
Leila Mae Gosnell
George V "Charlie" Gosnell
Effie Myrtle Gosnell
Haskel Gosnell

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 1
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1871 · KKK Supression
Age 5
In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
Age 20
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: from an Irish adaptation (Góiséir) of English Hosier , the name of a family in Munster in the late 16th century.

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

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Sources (15)

  • G I Gosnell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George I Gosnell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George G Gosnell, "United States Census, 1910"

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