George Washington Dunten

12 January 1898–7 September 1902 (Age 4)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Dunten was born on 12 January 1898, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Howard Webster Dunton, was 34 and his mother, Alice M. Lowe, was 34. He died on 7 September 1902, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 4, and was buried in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Howard Webster Dunton
Alice M. Lowe
Ethel Marie Dunton
Howard Webster Dunton
Charles Emery Dunton
George Washington Dunten
Doris M Dunton
Ruth E. Dunton

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World Events (5)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 3

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bunting .2 German: from Middle High German bund, the noun from binden ‘to bind’, ‘to tie’; in what sense it became the basis for a name is unclear.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Dunton in household of Howard W Dunton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George W. Dunton, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • George Washington Dunton, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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