Georgia Mortmie Cheshire

1871–25 September 1943 (Age 72)
Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Georgia Mortmie

When Georgia Mortmie Cheshire was born in 1871, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, her father, George Mortimer Cheshire, was 21 and her mother, Ida Falls Fleming, was 20. She married Harry Arthur Meyers on 20 June 1901, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Detroit Ward 6, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 25 September 1943, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Arthur Meyers
Georgia Mortmie Cheshire
Marriage: 20 June 1901
Clarence Arthur Meyers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1901Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · The Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 1
    The Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is a monument located in Downtown Detroit that was built in honor of those who lost their lives during the Civil War. The lowest sections of the monument have eagles with raised wings that guide the eye upward. The next section up has four male figures representing the Navy, Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery branches of the United States Army. Above them are four female figures that represent Victory, History, Emancipation, and Union. Capping the monument, an Amazon figure brandishes a sword in her right hand and a shield in her other. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 19
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: regional name for someone from the county of Cheshire in northwestern England, the name of which is recorded in Domesday Book as Cestrescire, from the name of the county seat, Chester , + Old English scīr ‘district’, ‘division’.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Georgia C Meyers in household of Harry A Meyers, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Georgia Meyers in household of Harry A Meyers, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Georgia Mortmie Cheshire, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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