George Walmsley

5 October 1889–1 November 1892 (Age 3)
Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States

The Life of George

When George Walmsley was born on 5 October 1889, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles William Walmsley, was 33 and his mother, Matilda Jane Kelley, was 30. He died on 1 November 1892, in his hometown, at the age of 3.

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Charles William Walmsley
Matilda Jane Kelley
George Walmsley
Edna Mabel Walmsley
Charles Edward Walmsley
Norma Carol Walmsley
Aubrey Ethel Walmsley
Irene Pearl Walmsley

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World Events (2)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walmersley in Greater Manchester, which according to Ekwall is named from Old English wald ‘forest’ + mere ‘lake’ or (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. However, it is perhaps more plausibly from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Walhmǣr, meaning ‘foreign-famous’, or Waldmǣr ‘rule-famous’ + Old English lēah.

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

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  • George Walmsley, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • George Walmsley, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Geo. Walmsley, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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