George Reed Hacking

Male9 November 1903–8 January 1977

Brief Life History of George Reed

When George Reed Hacking was born on 9 November 1903, in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, his father, George Alfred Hacking, was 27 and his mother, Frances Harriet Briggs, was 25. He married Melda Severina Farley on 18 December 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States in 1931 and lived in Election Precinct 16 Northwest Farmington, San Juan, New Mexico, United States in 1940 and El Paso, Texas, United States in 1942. He died on 8 January 1977, in Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Orem Cemetery, Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Reed Hacking
Melda Severina Farley
Marriage: 18 December 1930
Christine Hacking

Sources (31)

  • Geo. Reed Hacking in household of George Albert Hacking, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George Reed Hacking, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • George Reed Hacking, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1930Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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


    Age 1

    Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.


    Age 20

    United States recognizes Obregón government.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Hacking in Lancashire, the name of which is of uncertain origin. Early forms appear with the definite article, and the name may represent an Old English term for a fish weir, a derivative of hæcc ‘hatch, low gate’, or haca ‘hook’.

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

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