George Walter Dempsey

Male10 November 1875–19 September 1943

Brief Life History of George Walter

When George Walter Dempsey was born on 10 November 1875, in Mount Ida, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Robert W Dempsey, was 24 and his mother, Chloe Ann Clark, was 23. He married Alfrieda Caroline Sopha Hupenbecker on 27 April 1902, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 September 1943, in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Prairie Cemetery, Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin, United States.

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George Walter Dempsey
Alfrieda Caroline Sopha Hupenbecker
Marriage: 27 April 1902
Thelma Irene Dempsey
Babie Dempsey
Lemila Vivian Dempsey
George Darrell Dempsey
William Delmar Dempsey

Sources (13)

  • George Dempsey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Walter Dempsey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • George W Dempsey, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1902Grant, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 8

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díomasaigh ‘descendant of Díomasach’, a byname meaning ‘proud, haughty’, from díomas ‘pride’. The name was occasionally Anglicized as Proudman (see Proud ). Compare McGimsey .

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

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