George Dewey Standifird

21 July 1899–8 June 1972 (Age 72)
Memphis, Scotland, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Dewey

When George Dewey Standifird was born on 21 July 1899, in Memphis, Scotland, Missouri, United States, his father, George Franklin Standifird, was 30 and his mother, Ollie May Taylor, was 34. He married Lora I Taylor on 23 February 1946, in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. He lived in Leola, Adams, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Bushnell, McDonough, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 June 1972, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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George Dewey Standifird
Lora I Taylor
Marriage: 23 February 1946

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23 February 1946
Rock Island, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Steindörfer ( see Standifer ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Stanford, Jr in household of George Stanford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dewey Standifird, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George D Standifird in household of George Standifird, "United States Census, 1910"

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