George Irvin Rossignol

25 September 1922–13 September 1964 (Age 41)
Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of George Irvin

When George Irvin Rossignol was born on 25 September 1922, in Limestone, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, Emery David Rossignol, was 22 and his mother, Jeannie E Wilcox, was 18. He married Virginia Irene McLaughlin on 30 August 1952, in Maine, United States. He lived in Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1935 and Caribou, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 12 years. He died on 13 September 1964, in Medway, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Millinocket Cemetery, Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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George Irvin Rossignol
Virginia Irene McLaughlin
Marriage: 30 August 1952

Spouse and Children

30 August 1952
Maine, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 6

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.
1934 · National Prohibition is Repealed

Age 12

"After a long history of banning liquor, both on a state and national level, all of the ""Maine Laws"" regarding alcohol were repealed in 1934."

Name Meaning

French: nickname for a person with a good singing voice, or ironically for a raucous person, from Old French rossignol ‘nightingale’ (Old Provençal rossinhol, from Late Latin lusciniolus).

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

Sources (3)

  • George I Rossignol in household of D Emery Rossignol, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Rossignol in household of Emery Rossignol, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Ewen Rushinal, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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