George S. Piper

16 July 1828–7 July 1886 (Age 57)
Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of George S.

When George S. Piper was born on 16 July 1828, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel Piper, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Smith, was 22. He married Margarette J. Morrison on 4 March 1856, in Greene, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Jackson Township, Greene, Missouri, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 July 1886, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 57.

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George S. Piper
Margarette J. Morrison
Marriage: 4 March 1856
William Samuel Piper
George L Piper
Robert Columbus Piper
Benjamin Farmer Piper
John Argyle Piper
Edward Taylor Piper
Sarah Alice Piper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1856Greene, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 1
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 16
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

    Name Meaning

    1 English (mainly southern), Dutch, and North German: occupational name for a player on the pipes, Middle English pipere, Middle Dutch pi(j)per, Middle Low German piper.2 Translation of German Pfeiffer , or of the French secondary surname Lefifre.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Samuel Piper from the History of Greene County, Missouri 1883-Page 913

    Mr. Piper was born October 11, 1802, in Washington County, Virginia, where he grew to manhood and received his education. He was married to Miss Sarah Smith, of his native county. She was of German …

    Sources (13)

    • George Piper, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George S Piper, "United States Census, 1870"
    • G S Piper, "United States Census, 1880"

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