George W. Redden

about 1838–
Alabama, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Redden was born about 1838, in Alabama, United States, his father, David Franklin Redden, was 34 and his mother, Rachel Lindsey, was 34. He married Sarah Jane Farrar on 16 December 1858, in Union, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Union, Louisiana, United States in 1850 and Shiloh, Union, Louisiana, United States in 1860.

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George W. Redden
Sarah Jane Farrar
Marriage: 16 December 1858
D. F. Redden

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16 December 1858
Union, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 11

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 32

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a patch of cleared woodland, from Middle English reden ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1860 Census George(24 b. Alabama) & Jane(23 b. Alabama) Readen, Shiloh, Union Parish, Louisiana
  • 1850 Census, George in household of David Redding, "Union Parish, Union, Louisiana"
  • G W Redin, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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