George Strong

about 1560–20 May 1635 (Age 75)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Strong was born about 1560, in England, United Kingdom. He married Mrs. George Strong about 1578, in Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. His occupation is listed as tailor in Chard, Somerset, England. He died on 20 May 1635, in Chard, Somerset, England, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

George Strong
Mrs. George Strong
Marriage: about 1578
Walter Strong
George Strong
William Strong
John Strong Sr
Thomas Strong

Spouse and Children


    Mrs. George Strong


about 1578
Somerset, England


World Events (6)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 9

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 11

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 25

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

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

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Story Highlight

Strong, George story

When George Strong was born in 1556 in Chard, Somerset, England, his father, John, was 41 and his mother, Agnes, was 37. He married Ann Bond and they had seven children together. He then married Wilma …

Sources (3)

  • George Strong (1556-1636) in Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969;
  • George Strong in The Strongs of Strongville
  • A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, George Strong, Vol II p 1333 & 1334

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