George William Storey

Brief Life History of George William

When George William Storey was born on 20 June 1847, in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Storey, was 35 and his mother, Christiana Hannah "Betty" Ingleby, was 33. He married Hannah Dobbie on 24 September 1869, in Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Mantua Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Avery, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1915. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 24 April 1923, in Hancock, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oak View Cemetery, Albia, Monroe, Iowa, United States.

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George William Storey
Hannah Dobbie
Marriage: 24 September 1869
James William Story
Samuel George Story
Margaret Nina Storey
George Elbert Story
Mary Jane Storey
John E. Story
Cora Hannah Storey
Emma May Story
Christina Estelle Story
Minnie Anna Story

Sources (37)

  • George W Story, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • George Story, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • G W Story, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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Historical Boundaries: 1851: Hancock, Iowa, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Story .

Perhaps also an altered form of Swiss German Störi, a variant of Storer . Compare Story 3.

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

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