George McCelland Erwin

1864–
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of George McCelland

When George McCelland Erwin was born in 1864, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Erwin, was 47 and his mother, Nancy Ann Millsap, was 42. He lived in Mount Ayr, Ringgold, Iowa, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Erwin
1817–1885
Nancy Ann Millsap
1822–1872
Ada Erwin
1845–
Elizabeth Ellen Erwin
1850–1935
Samuel Albert Erwin
1852–1961
Joseph Erwin
1853–
Matilda A. Erwin
1856–1899
Armenius Erwin
1857–1950
George McCelland Erwin
1864–

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

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

1 Scottish, English, and Irish: variant of Irvin .2 German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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

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  • McClelland Erwin in household of Samuel Erwin, "United States Census, 1870"

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