George W Elder

15 December 1877–October 1896 (Age 18)
Maumelle Township, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of George W

When George W Elder was born on 15 December 1877, in Maumelle Township, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, his father, Benjamin A Elder, was 41 and his mother, Mary Jane Higdon, was 35. He died in October 1896, at the age of 18.

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Benjamin A Elder
Mary Jane Higdon
Charles W Elder
Benjamin A Elder
Robert Lee Elder
Dora Alice Elder
Maggie Bell Elder
George W Elder

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World Events (7)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 5
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
Age 6
The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: distinguishing nickname bestowed on the elder (Old English ealdra) of two bearers of the same personal name. It may also denote an elder of a Church, in the sense of a senior and respected member of a congregation.2 Americanized form of German Elter , which has the same meaning as 1.

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

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Sources (4)

  • George W Eldar in household of Molly Eldar, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George W. Elder - Government record: Census record: birth-name: George W. Elder
  • Legacy NFS Source: George W. Elder - Family Bible: death:

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