George Emery Headley

30 March 1884–9 July 1955 (Age 71)
Bristoria, Richhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Emery

When George Emery Headley was born on 30 March 1884, in Bristoria, Richhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Newton J. Headley, was 39 and his mother, Anna Chess, was 35. He married Della M Pettit in 1906, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Richhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Aleppo, Aleppo Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 July 1955, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

George Emery Headley
Della M Pettit
Marriage: 1906
G William Headley

Spouse and Children

Marshall, West Virginia, United States


    G William Headley


Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Ellen Headley


    Mary Olive Headley


    William Headley




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of various places, for example in Hampshire, Surrey, Worcestershire, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hǣð ‘heathland’, ‘heather’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. 2. variant spelling of Hedley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Headly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George E Headley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George E Headley, "United States Census, 1920"

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