George Mitchell Hazzard

23 July 1873–3 August 1947 (Age 74)
Berlin Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of George Mitchell

When George Mitchell Hazzard was born on 23 July 1873, in Berlin Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Wesley Hazzard, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Mitchell, was 21. He married Nettie Pearl Miley on 31 December 1902, in Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 3 August 1947, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Berlin Center, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Mitchell Hazzard
Nettie Pearl Miley
Marriage: 31 December 1902
Ruby Laura Hazzard
Dorothy Pearl Hazzard

Spouse and Children

31 December 1902
Lake Odessa, Ionia, Michigan, United States


    Ruby Laura Hazzard


    Dorothy Pearl Hazzard


Parents and Siblings




    Ella Alice Hazzard


    Martha B. Hazzard



    Curtis B Hazzard


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hazard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Hazzard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Hazzard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Hazzard, "United States Census, 1910"

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