George Washington Brelsford

29 August 1868–17 October 1942 (Age 74)
Plattsville, Green Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Brelsford was born on 29 August 1868, in Plattsville, Green Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, his father, David Brelsford, Jr., was 29 and his mother, Aimee H Annie Layman, was 36. He married Catherine Elnora Fegley on 28 August 1892, in Union, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Smithfield, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 17 October 1942, in Maynard, Fayette, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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George Washington Brelsford
Catherine Elnora Fegley
Marriage: 28 August 1892
Sadie Ivaloo Brelsford
Valena Rose Brelsford
George LeRoy Brelsford

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28 August 1892
Union, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brailsford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Brelsord, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Brelsford, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • George W Brelsford in household of David Brelsford, "United States Census, 1870"

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