George Orgill

31 March 1856–11 May 1923 (Age 67)
Avalon, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

When George Orgill was born on 31 March 1856, in Avalon, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward Orgill, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Kinsey, was 27. He married Sabina Mills Blackshaw on 3 November 1877, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Birmingham, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 11 May 1923, in Jeannette, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Jeannette, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Orgill
Sabina Mills Blackshaw
Marriage: 3 November 1877
Annie Sabina Orgill
Alice Evangaline Orgill
George W. Orgill
Grace Madeline Orgill
Sabina Ruth Orgill
Mildred Orgill
Blanche Gladys Orgill

Spouse and Children

3 November 1877
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French orgueil ‘pride’. Compare Pride .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Orgill in household of Margaret Cashdollar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Orgill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Orgill, "United States Census, 1900"

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