George H. Lionberger

Brief Life History of George H.

When George H. Lionberger was born in 1857, in Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Benjamin Lionberger, was 57 and his mother, Phebe Hewitt, was 44. He married Mary Elizabeth Smith on 26 February 1902. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 December 1932, at the age of 75, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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George H. Lionberger
Mary Elizabeth Smith
Marriage: 26 February 1902
John Pittenger

Sources (8)

  • George Lyonberger in household of Benjamin Lyonberger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Geo H Lionberger, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • George H. Lionberger, "Find A Grave Index"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Find A Grave Photo shows this cemetery was established in 1872.

1877 · The First Workers Strike

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Löwenberger: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Löwenberg.

Variant of Lineberger 1, a surname of (Swiss) German or Alsatian origin.

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

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