George Kishman

11 May 1877–from 1880 to 1980 (Age 2)
Wright Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of George

When George Kishman was born on 11 May 1877, in Wright Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Michael Kirsheman, was 50 and his mother, Christianna Lepplink, was 41. He lived in Tallmadge, Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died from 1880 to 1980, in United States, at the age of 103.

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Michael Kirsheman
Christianna Lepplink
Caroline Kischman
Christian Kishman
Christina Kishman
Jacob "Jake" Kishman
Christiana Kishman
Fredericka Rachel R Kirsheman
George Kishman
Wilhelmina Kirschmann
William Kishman

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World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 27

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a joiner, from German Tisch ‘table’ + Mann ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Kishman in household of Michael Kishman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Kissman, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • George Kissman, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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