George William Northrop

3 January 1811–21 August 1875 (Age 64)
Lithgow, Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Northrop was born on 3 January 1811, in Lithgow, Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, William Northrop, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Sutherland, was 40. He married Caroline Palen in 1835, in Greene, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States in 1855 and Barrett Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 21 August 1875, in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George William Northrop
Sarah Burr Gould
Marriage: 13 July 1854
Howard Gould Northrop
Ida Northrop
Frank D Northrop
Reid Northrup
Mary Gould Northrop
Alice Northrop
Sanford Northrup
Jeannie Northrup
William Northrop
Anna Northrop

Spouse and Children

13 July 1854
Roxbury, Delaware, New York, United States


    Howard Gould Northrop


    Ida Northrop


    Frank D Northrop


    Reid Northrup


    Mary Gould Northrop


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+7 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Northrup . This is the most frequent form of the surname in the British Isles.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Northrop, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • George W Northrop, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George William Northrop, "Find A Grave Index"

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