George Washington Fant

27 April 1869–13 November 1932 (Age 63)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Fant was born on 27 April 1869, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Edward Waldo Fant, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Caroline Simmons, was 26. He married Mary Ellen Hellums on 27 December 1889. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Cass, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 November 1932, in Linden, Cass, Texas, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Fant
Mary Ellen Hellums
Marriage: 27 December 1889
Robert Waldo Fant
Edward William Fant
Hardy Hellums Fant
Guy W. Fant
Eula Mae Fant
Manse Fowler Fant
Nora Caroline Fant
Charles Davis Fant
Thomas Campbell Fant

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1889
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union
    Age 1
    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
    1871 · KKK Supression
    Age 2
    In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
    Age 17
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English infaunt(e) ‘baby, child’ (Old French enfant), hence a nickname for someone of a childish (or childlike) disposition. This name arose when, in medieval England, Anglo-Norman French l'enfant was wrongly understood as le fant.Italian (Veneto): variant of Infante .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Geo W Fant in entry for Tom Campbell Fant, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Gorge W Fant in household of Edward W Fant, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George W Fant in entry for Robert W Fant, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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