George Nellis Goldthwaite

Male11 November 1914–21 February 1986

Brief Life History of George Nellis

When George Nellis Goldthwaite was born on 11 November 1914, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, his father, Walter Scott Goldthwaite, was 26 and his mother, Nellie Bly Nellis, was 22. He married Virginia Brown on 16 June 1939, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. He died on 21 February 1986, in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Glendale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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George Nellis Goldthwaite
Virginia Brown
Marriage: 16 June 1939

Sources (12)

  • George N Goldthwaite, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George Nellis Goldthwaite, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • George N Goldthwaite, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1939Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 2

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


    Age 3

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 21

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, probably from Guilthwaite in South Yorkshire, which is named in Old Norse with gil ‘ravine’ + thveit ‘meadow’. However, the modern surname is more associated with Essex than Yorkshire, suggesting the possibility of some other source, now lost.

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

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