George Daniel Batdorf

17 December 1878–1954 (Age 75)
Holmes Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Daniel

When George Daniel Batdorf was born on 17 December 1878, in Holmes Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, George Batdorf, was 35 and his mother, Lucinda Kirkendall, was 33. He married Iva Jane Kieffer on 8 March 1910, in Holmes, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ripley Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States for about 30 years and Big Prairie, Ripley Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in 1954, in Holmes, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Ripley Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States.

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George Daniel Batdorf
Iva Jane Kieffer
Marriage: 8 March 1910
Forest C Keiffer

Spouse and Children

8 March 1910
Holmes, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Lucinda Kirkendall




    Christopher Batdorf




    Ada B. Batdorf



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps one called Betdorf.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Bardoff in household of George Bardoff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Baddorff in household of George Baddorff, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George D Batdorff, "United States Census, 1940"

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