George Devin

1861–after 1880 (Age 19)
Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of George

When George Devin was born in 1861, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John B. Devin, was 35 and his mother, Mary L Rhodes, was 25. He lived in Belle Plaine, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, at the age of 20.

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John B. Devin
Mary L Rhodes
Effie M Devin
Eugene Rhodes Devin
George Devin

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World Events (7)


Age 2

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

Age 2

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 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 6

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (County Louth): variant of Devine 1.2 English and French: variant of Devine 2.3 French: from devin ‘sorcerer’, ‘fortuneteller’ (related to the verb deviner ‘to divine’, ‘foretell’).

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

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  • George Diven in household of George Stacy, "United States Census, 1880"

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