George Hopkins McIlroy

17 January 1902–3 November 1983 (Age 81)
Mineral Springs, Franklin, Arkansas, United States

The Life of George Hopkins

When George Hopkins McIlroy was born on 17 January 1902, in Mineral Springs, Franklin, Arkansas, United States, his father, James Hayden McIlroy, was 34 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Davis, was 29. He married Jewell Elsie Johnston on 16 September 1928, in Barnes, Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cass, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1928 and Boston Township, Franklin, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 3 November 1983, in Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Ozark, Franklin, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hopkins McIlroy
Jewell Elsie Johnston
Marriage: 16 September 1928
James Rudolph McIlroy
Martha Ann McIlroy
George Hopkins McIlroy Jr.
Dena Loye McIlroy

Spouse and Children

16 September 1928
Barnes, Franklin, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 2

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of McElroy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George McIlroy in household of Jim H McIlroy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George H Mcilroy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Mcelroy in entry for Mrs Alice Mcelroy and Mrs Ozark, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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