George Venis

May 1845–26 August 1918 (Age 73)
Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of George

When George Venis was born in May 1845, in Boone, Indiana, United States, his father, John Venis, was 29 and his mother, Martha Chase, was 19. He married Lucy Wainscott on 23 February 1868, in Colfax, Perry Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Jackson Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 August 1918, in Colfax, Perry Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

George Venis
Lucy Wainscott
Marriage: 23 February 1868
Frank Allen Venis
Rosaline Venis
Emma Venis
Nettie E. Venis
John Lee Venis

Spouse and Children


    Lucy Wainscott


23 February 1868
Colfax, Perry Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Chase




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 6

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Venus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Venis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Venus, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Venis, "United States Census, 1880"

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