George Washington Guy

4 May 1857–11 May 1918 (Age 61)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Guy was born on 4 May 1857, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, John Lewis Guy, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Stevens, was 28. He married Cindora Mallsbury Burch on 9 December 1880. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Deerfield, Deerfield Township, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Colerain Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 11 May 1918, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Montgomery, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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George Washington Guy
Cindora Mallsbury Burch
Marriage: 9 December 1880
Willard Arthur Guy
Annetta Pearl Guy
Sarah Elizabeth Guy
Dora Ethel Guy
George Delbert Guy
Raymond Guy
Nellie Grace Guy
John Thomas Guy

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 3
Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 18
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and French: from a French form of the Germanic personal name Wido, which is of uncertain origin. This name was popular among the Normans in the forms Wi, Why as well as in the rest of France in the form Guy.2 English: occupational name for a guide, Old French gui (a derivative of gui(d)er ‘to guide’, of Germanic origin).

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

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Sources (19)

  • George Guy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Guy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Geo W Guy, "United States Census, 1910"

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