George Harding Horsley

Brief Life History of George Harding

When George Harding Horsley was born on 25 January 1912, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Clarence Eugene Horsley, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Azuba Harding, was 32. He married Mildred Etta Purdy on 12 May 1935, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1949 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 19 February 1993, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Harding Horsley
1912–1993
Mildred Etta Purdy
1913–1987
Marriage: 12 May 1935
George Harding Horsley Jr
1941–2000
Cheryl Horsley
1944–2022

Sources (34)

  • George H Horsley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George Horsley, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • G Harding Housley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.

1934 · The Construction of a Reservoir

In 1933 the funds were obtained to start building a reservoir at the Pineview site. President Roosevelt then authorized the Ogden River Project on November 16, 1935 and was supervised and fully funded under the National Industrial Recovery Act.

Name Meaning

English (Northeastern England): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hors ‘horse’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, such as Horsley (Derbyshire, Gloucestershire), Long Horsley (Northumberland), and Horseley Hills Farm in Wolverley (Worcestershire), probably referring to a place where horses were put out to pasture.

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

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George Harding Horsley missionary with William Robert Wheeler

It has surely been a joy to know you and to labor with you here in the mission field. You have surely been a real missionary, making a most wonderful record for yourself and doing much good. Keep up y …

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