George Alexander Fors

13 April 1884–10 April 1963 (Age 79)
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of George Alexander

When George Alexander Fors was born on 13 April 1884, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Erick Fors, was 31 and his mother, Karin Olsson, was 37. He married Hilda Sophie Petra Solomonson on 22 October 1907, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 10 April 1963, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeside Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alexander Fors
1884–1963
Hilda Sophie Petra Solomonson
1880–
Marriage: 22 October 1907
George Lamar Fors
1909–2003
Bernice H Fors
1912–1993
Marvin Edward Fors
1916–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1907
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    George Lamar Fors

    Male1909–2003Male

    Female1912–1993Female

    Marvin Edward Fors

    Male1916–1934Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1852–1928Male

    Karin Olsson

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(5)

    Christine Fors

    Female1870–Female

    Male1884–1963Male

    Raymond Conrad Fors

    Male1888–1973Male

    Ethel Fors

    Female1893–Female

    Mildred Fors

    Female1894–Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from Swedish fors ‘waterfall’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this element as first or second element.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander G Foss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alesander Fors in household of Erick Fors, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George A Fors, "United States Census, 1940"

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