Rev. George Henry Temple

1847–1911 (Age 63)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of George Henry

When Rev. George Henry Temple was born on 17 March 1847, his father, Joseph Farwell Temple, was 30 and his mother, Lucy Wright, was 28. He married Lucy Matilda Wright on 27 January 1869. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 26 January 1911, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hartland Village Cemetery, Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Rev. George Henry Temple
Lucy Matilda Wright
Marriage: 27 January 1869
Harry Elighter Temple
Frank Willis Temple
Bertrand Ormand Temple

Spouse & Children

27 January 1869


  • Harry Elighter Temple


  • Male1874–1961Male

  • Bertrand Ormand Temple


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Farwell Temple


  • Lucy Wright




  • Charles Edward Temple


  • Male1847–1911Male

  • William Chauncy Temple


World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

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.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 17

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George H Temple, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George H Temple, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George H Temple, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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