George Mifflin Dallas

10 July 1792–31 December 1864 (Age 72)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George Mifflin

When George Mifflin Dallas was born on 10 July 1792, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Alexander James Dallas Sr, was 33 and his mother, Arabella Maria Smith, was 31. He married Sophia Chew Nicklin on 23 May 1816, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 31 December 1864, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Mifflin Dallas
1792–1864
Sophia Chew Nicklin
1798–1869
Marriage: 23 May 1816
Alexander James Dallas
1817–1826
Julia ( Julianna) Maria Dallas
1819–1886
Elizabeth Nicklin Dallas
1821–1902
Sophia Phillips Dallas
1823–1899
Phillip Nicklin Dallas
1825–1866
Catherine Chew Dallas
1827–1878
Susan Dallas
1831–1897
Charlotte Bryon Dallas
1836–1908

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1816Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 9
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1812
    Age 20
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Dallas, a place near Forres in Morayshire, probably named from British dol ‘meadow’ (Gaelic dail) + gwas ‘dwelling’ (Gaelic fas). The surname is also established in County Derry in Ireland.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dallis

    Story Highlight

    Dallas Family Bible

    From: idreamof.com/heirlooms/found/bibles.htm Dallas Family Bible I am in possession of a very old Bible containing the genealogy of the George Mifflin Dallas Family. I know that G.M. Dallas was Vic …

    Sources (42)

    • George Mifflin, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Geo M Dallas, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Dallas in entry for Elizabeth N Dallas, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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