George Lowell Verley

1 November 1860–1 January 1933 (Age 72)
Wayne, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of George Lowell

When George Lowell Verley was born on 1 November 1860, in Wayne, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, George Loren Verley, was 25 and his mother, Georgeanna L Foss, was 19. He married Cynthia Ida Fay on 20 April 1884, in Loup, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Turner, Turner, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Centerville, Turner, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 January 1933, in Hurley, Turner, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hurley Cemetery, Turner, Dakota Territory, United States.

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George Lowell Verley
Cynthia Ida Fay
Marriage: 20 April 1884
Eva Mae Verley
Myron Verley
Linnford Verley
Alva Delbert Verley
Lottie A Verley
Moses Franklin Verley
Charles Otist Verley
John Sye Verley
Walter William Verley
Orville E. Verley
Clara V. Verley
Henrietta Anna "Hanna" Verley

Spouse and Children

20 April 1884
Loup, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 7

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Varley .2 Dutch: reduced form of van der Leye, a topographic name for someone living near the river Leie.3 French: habitational name from a place called Verlée in Liège province, Belgium.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Loron Verley, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • George L Verley, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • George L Verley, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"

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