George Jonathan Maycumber

Brief Life History of George Jonathan

When George Jonathan Maycumber was born on 4 July 1861, in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Samuel Maycumber, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Ann Bliss, was 22. He married Kate Newkirk on 29 December 1886, in Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Truxton, Cortland, New York, United States for about 10 years and Cortlandville, Cortland, New York, United States in 1892. He died on 29 December 1908, in Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States.

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George Jonathan Maycumber
Kate Newkirk
Marriage: 29 December 1886
Kate Newkirk Maycumber
Louise Bliss Maycumber

Sources (8)

  • George J Maycumber, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • George J Maycumber, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • George J Macumber in household of Wm Macumber, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)


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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McComber .

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

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