George Wilson Falk

28 May 1937–20 January 2010 (Age 72)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of George Wilson

When George Wilson Falk was born on 28 May 1937, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, George Marion Falk, was 23 and his mother, Isabella Wilson, was 20. He married Emma Joyce Granquist on 28 June 1957, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 20 January 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Washington Heights Memorial Park, South Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wilson Falk
Emma Joyce Granquist
Marriage: 28 June 1957

Spouse and Children

28 June 1957
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1939 · The Famous Hermitage Hotel Burns Down

Age 2

The Famous Hermitage Hotel burns down after many years of providing dining and housing for vacationer visiting Ogden or the Ogden Valley.

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 21

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German valke ‘falcon’, hence a nickname or a metonymic occupational name for a falconer.2 Scandinavian: ornamental name from falk ‘falcon’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Falke ‘falcon’, or, in Bohemia, from Czech vlk ‘wolf’.

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

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Story Highlight

George Wilson Falk

What I can remember most about my Grandfather was whenever I would go over there and we would have to say our goodbye's I would give him a kiss but I didn't like the way his mustache felt!

Sources (3)

  • George W Falk in household of George Falk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George W Falk in entry for George M Falk, "Utah, Tremonton and Garland Obituaries, 1959-2013"
  • George Wilson Falk, "Find A Grave Index"

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