Gordon W Creelman

Male10 January 1892–15 December 1967

Brief Life History of Gordon W

When Gordon W Creelman was born on 10 January 1892, in Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Parker Creelman, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Noble, was 25. He married Helen R Anthoine on 1 June 1920, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Vanceboro, Washington, Maine, United States in 1915 and lived in Portland Ward 6, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1920 and Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 21 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 15 December 1967, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 75, and was buried in Windham Center, Windham, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gordon W Creelman
1892–1967
Helen R Anthoine
1889–1933
Marriage: 1 June 1920
Carolyn B. Creelman
1925–2014
Charles B Creelman
1926–

Sources (25)

  • Gordon Creelman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Gordon Creelman, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Gordon Creelman, "Maine, World War I Draft Registration Index, 1917-1919"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1920Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

    Age 1

    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: probably an occupational name derived from Middle English crel ‘large wicker basket, creel’ + man, probably denoting someone who used a creel for catching or storing fish.

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

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