George Henry Eveleth

18 August 1848–1913 (Age 64)
Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Eveleth was born on 18 August 1848, in Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph G. Eveleth, was 42 and his mother, Asenath Gardner Houghton, was 29. He married Edith J. Sime on 15 December 1873, in Sterling, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Sterling, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. He died in 1913, at the age of 65, and was buried in Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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George Henry Eveleth
Edith J. Sime
Marriage: 15 December 1873
Annie Edith Eveleth

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15 December 1873
Sterling, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


    Annie Edith Eveleth


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 18

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

American variant of English Eveleigh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George H Evelett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George H Eveleth in household of Joseph G Eveleth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George H Eveleth in household of Betsey Houghton, "United States Census, 1850"

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