Georgie Fullerton Deering

25 April 1857–5 March 1867 (Age 9)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Georgie Fullerton

When Georgie Fullerton Deering was born on 25 April 1857, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, George Waite Deering, was 27 and her mother, Georgianna Sparhawk Hovey, was 22. She died on 5 March 1867, at the age of 9.

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George Waite Deering
Georgianna Sparhawk Hovey
Dora Adelaide Deering
Georgie Fullerton Deering
George F Deering
Josephine Deering
Edward Preble Deering
Eleanora Wildridge Deering

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Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower

Age 10

The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Dear 1.2 Americanized form of German Thüring, regional name for someone from Thuringia.

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

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