George Filer

Paulton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Filer was born in 1861, in Paulton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Ann Emery.

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George Filer
Mary Ann Emery
Ernest Arthur Filer
Clifford Filer
Mabel Filer
Daisy Filer
Howard Filer
Grace Filer

Spouse & Children

  • Male1861–Male

  • Mary Ann Emery




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 19

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 23

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 43

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a maker or user of files, from an agent derivative of Middle English file ‘file’. 2. occupational name for a spinner, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French fil ‘thread’ (Latin filum). 3. Americanized spelling of German Feiler , cognate of 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Filer in entry for Arthur Filer and Harriett Beech, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • George Filer in entry for Ernest Arthur, "England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936"
  • George Filer in entry for Clifford, "England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936"

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