George William Fawcett Sr.

9 March 1848–30 June 1939 (Age 91)
Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of George William

When George William Fawcett Sr. was born on 9 March 1848, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States, his father, William Fawcett, was 33 and his mother, Jane Corner Smith, was 33. He married Louisa Eliza Eardley on 7 April 1874, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bloomington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1900 and White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 30 June 1939, in Lund, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Fawcett Sr.
1848–1939
Louisa Eliza Eardley
1857–1936
Marriage: 7 April 1874
George William Fawcett Jr.
1874–1959
Louisa E Fawcett
1878–1881
John William Fawcett
1879–1938
Louis Nephi Fawcett
1881–1882
Clarence Fawcett
1883–1883
Clara Geneva Fawcett
1885–1970
Claudius Arthur Fawcett
1888–1976
Edward Eardley Fawcett
1890–1967
Ada Drusilla Fawcett
1894–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1874St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1856
    Age 8
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from Fawcett in Grayrigg, Westmorland or Facit in Lancashire, both named from Old English fāg ‘multi-colored’ + sīde ‘slope, hillside’. A further possible source, Forcett in North Yorkshire, is named from Old Norse fors ‘waterfall’ + sætr ‘shieling’, meaning ‘shieling by a waterfall’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Faucette
    Fossett
    Faucett
    Fausett
    Fassett

    Sources (42)

    • George Fawcett in household of William Fawcett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George W Fawcett, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Nevada, Death Certificates, 1911-1965

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