George S. Prentiss

about 1837–
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of George S.

When George S. Prentiss was born about 1837, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Soloman Prentice, was 55 and his mother, Lucy White, was 45.

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Family Time Line

Soloman Prentice
1782–1854
Lucy White
1792–1880
Rebecca White Prentiss
1815–1905
George S. Prentiss
1837–
John Prentiss
–1883
Angeline Prentice
1817–1897
Mary Parker Prentiss
1819–1913
Lucy Prentiss
1821–1901
Emily Prentiss
1824–1902
Caroline E. Prentiss
1831–1868

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 17

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Prentice .

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

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Sources (1)

  • George S Prentiss, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"

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