George Washington Pangborn

15 May 1816–September 1882 (Age 66)
New York, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Pangborn was born on 15 May 1816, in New York, United States, his father, Ziba Pangborn, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Johnson, was 23. He married Charlotte Salt about 1840, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in September 1882, at the age of 66.

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George Washington Pangborn
Charlotte Salt
Marriage: about 1840
Herbert Pangborn

Spouse and Children

about 1840


    Herbert Pangborn


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pangbourne in Berkshire, named with the Old English personal name Pǣga + -inga ‘followers or dependants of’ + burna ‘creek’.

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

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  • George W. Pangborn in entry for Herbert Pangborn, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Washington Pangborn - Published information: Newspaper article: death: September 1882; Sorel, Richelieu, Québec, Canada

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