George Newton Downing

3 August 1882–1964 (Age 81)
Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Newton

When George Newton Downing was born on 3 August 1882, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Nathan Peleg Downing, was 32 and his mother, Jennie Vivia Newton, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters with Grace L. Rowe. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1964, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Newton Downing
1882–1964
Grace L. Rowe
1885–
Edna G Downing
1901–
Hazel Downing
1906–
Grant Nathan Downing
1902–1984
Hazel V Downing
1907–
Elvira Downing
1913–
Cecil George Downing
1914–1996
Elizabeth Downing
1918–

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    Edna G Downing

    Female1901–Female

    Male1902–1984Male

    Hazel Downing

    Female1906–Female

    Hazel V Downing

    Female1907–Female

    Elvira Downing

    Female1913–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Michelson-Morley Experiment

Age 5

In an attempt to detect a medium of space called aether, Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley started to experiment to see if there was any relative motion of matter through light waves. The result was negative and is generally considered to be the first strong evidence against the aether theory. Even though it has failed multiple times, the same type of experiment has been repeated many times with higher amounts of sensitivity to the sensors.
1904

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: sometimes of English origin, but in County Kerry it is usually an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ( see Dineen ).2 English: patronymic from a variant of Dunn 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George N Downing, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George N Downing, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George N Downing, "United States Census, 1910"

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