George W Pomeroy

December 1869–before 1920 (Age 50)
Spring Creek Township, Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life of George W

When George W Pomeroy was born in December 1869, in Spring Creek Township, Dent, Missouri, United States, his father, Willis W Pumroy, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Jane Lewis, was 27. He married Ada Blackwood on 2 October 1897, in Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Howell Township, Howell, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Thayer, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died before 1920, at the age of 49.

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George W Pomeroy
Ada Blackwood
Marriage: 2 October 1897
Roy Irving Pomeroy
Robert Pomeroy
William Lee Pomeroy
Lucille Pumroy

Spouse and Children

2 October 1897
Howell, Missouri, United States


    Roy Irving Pomeroy


    Robert Pomeroy



    Lucille Pumroy


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Age 17

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin; associated mainly with Devon and Dorset): habitational name from any of the various places in northeastern France named with Old French pommeroie, pommeraie ‘apple orchard’ (collective of pomme ‘apple’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Pumroy in household of Willis Pumroy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Pumroy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pomeroy in entry for Roy I Pomeroy, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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