George V. Wynn

1893–Male
Farmington, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of George V.

When George V. Wynn was born in 1893, in Farmington, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, George Wynne, was 34 and his mother, Phoebe Dean, was 38.

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George Wynne
1859–1899
Phoebe Dean
1855–1908
Cyril Dean Wynn
1880–1927
Albert Arnold Wynn
1886–1943
Joseph Richard Wynn
1889–1960
George V. Wynn
1893–
Joseph Wynn
1893–
Cora K Wynn
1898–1976
Earl George Wynn
1900–1902

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World Events (3)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 0

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name and byname Wine meaning ‘friend’, in part a short form of various compound names with this first element.2 Welsh: variant of Gwynn .

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

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