George Granger Emery

Brief Life History of George Granger

When George Granger Emery was born on 1 January 1896, in Union Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles Edward Emery Sr, was 34 and his mother, Anna M Skidmore, was 29. He lived in Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Deerfield Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 May 1966, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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George Granger Emery
1896–1966
Jennie
about 1880–

Sources (13)

  • Emery G Emery in household of A Harold Emery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George G. Emery, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • George Granger Emery, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.

French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .

Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

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