George Henry Temple

1875–1965 (Age 89)
Wiconisco Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Henry

George Henry Temple was born on 21 April 1875, in Wiconisco Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Ida Moyer Shelly. He lived in Washington Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 28 March 1965, in Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Elizabethville, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Henry Temple
Ida Moyer Shelly
Eva May Temple
LeRoy Andrew Temple
Olive Irene Temple
Charlotte Mae Temple

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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, 1930"
  • George Temple, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Temple, "United States Census, 1900"

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