George W. Devol

1839–1878
Bristol,Bristol,Rhode Island

The Life of George W.

When George W. Devol was born in July 1839, his father, Thomas Russell Devol, was 24 and his mother, Emily Frances Munroe, was 20. He lived in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States in 1850. He died in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, and was buried in Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Russell Devol
1814–1876
Emily Frances Munroe
1819–1903
George W. Devol
1839–1878
Mary Russell Devol
1840–1918
William Henry Devol
1843–1864
Caroline E Devol
1844–1889
Emily Russell Devol
1847–1926
Ellen Smith Devol
1848–1939
(stillborn) Devol
1855–1855
Charles Henry Devol
1864–1945

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Male1839–1878Male

    Mary Russell Devol

    Female1840–1918Female

    Male1843–1864Male

    Caroline E Devol

    Female1844–1889Female

    Emily Russell Devol

    Female1847–1926Female

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World Events (6)

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 2

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 23

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

1 Altered form of Norwegian Devold, a habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway named Devoll, from de (Old Norse digr ‘large’) + vǫ;llr ‘green field’.2 Possibly also an altered form of French Deval ( see Devall 2) or Duval 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Devol in household of Thomas R Devol, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Washington Devol, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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