Joseph A. Gregory

13 July 1881–25 June 1953 (Age 71)
Union Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph A.

When Joseph A. Gregory was born on 13 July 1881, in Union Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Elisha Gregory, was 36 and his mother, Eleanore Regina Hartman, was 32. He married Nellie Askew on 3 March 1906, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Larksville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 June 1953, in Union Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Marvin Cemetery, Union Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph A. Gregory
1881–1953
Nellie Askew
1884–1969
Marriage: 3 March 1906
Charles Arthur Gregory
1907–1971
Eleanor Margaret Gregory
1908–1997
Thela Mae Gregory
1909–2004
Earl Gregory
1914–1964
James Gregory
1919–1988

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1906
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    Charles Arthur Gregory

    Male1907–1971Male

    Eleanor Margaret Gregory

    Female1908–1997Female

    Thela Mae Gregory

    Female1909–2004Female

    Earl Gregory

    Male1914–1964Male

    Male1919–1988Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1844–1908Male

    Eleanore Regina Hartman

    Female1849–1893Female

siblings

(8)

    Edward Charles Gregory

    Male1869–1933Male

    Female1872–1944Female

    Florence Gregory

    Female1873–Female

    Margaret Gregory

    Female1876–1934Female

    Male1881–1953Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: from a personal name that was popular throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages. The Greek original, Grēgorios, is a derivative of grēgorein ‘to be awake’, ‘to be watchful’. However, the Latin form, Gregorius, came to be associated by folk etymology with grex, gregis, ‘flock’, ‘herd’, under the influence of the Christian image of the good shepherd. The Greek name was borne in the early Christian centuries by two fathers of the Orthodox Church, St. Gregory Nazianzene ( c. 325–390 ) and St. Gregory of Nyssa ( c. 331–395 ), and later by sixteen popes, starting with Gregory the Great ( c. 540–604 ). It was also the name of 3rd- and 4th-century apostles of Armenia. In North America the English form of the name has absorbed many cognates from other European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Gregory, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Gregory, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Gregory in household of Elisha Gregory, "United States Census, 1900"

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