George E Congdon

about 1872–6 January 1903 (Age 31)
Colebrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life of George E

When George E Congdon was born about 1872, in Colebrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, his father, Abner Gee Congdon, was 44 and his mother, Celementine Beckwith, was 24. He married Elsie Elizabeth Parker on 12 April 1897, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 6 January 1903, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Colebrook North Cemetery, Colebrook, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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George E Congdon
Elsie Elizabeth Parker
Marriage: 12 April 1897
Arleigh Ford Congdon
Edith Faith Congdon

Spouse and Children


    Elsie Elizabeth Parker


12 April 1897
Trumbull, Ohio, United States


    Arleigh Ford Congdon


    Edith Faith Congdon


Parents and Siblings


    Celementine Beckwith




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

Age 3

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 9

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of Irish Condon .2 English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Devon or Cornwall, where the modern surname is most frequent.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George E Congdon in household of Abner Congdon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Congdon, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Geo. E. Congdon, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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