George Washington Munsee

28 January 1848–27 April 1911 (Age 63)
Venango Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Munsee was born on 28 January 1848, in Venango Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Cain Munsee, was 25 and his mother, Phebe Esther Drake, was 15. He married Diantha Amelia Paine on 25 December 1876, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Hooper Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 27 April 1911, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Munsee
Diantha Amelia Paine
Marriage: 25 December 1876
George William Munsee
Chauncey Eugene Munsee
Diantha May Munsee
Mabel Estella Munsee
Ernest Grant Munsee
Sarah Rosabelle Munsee
John Taylor Munsee
Joseph Richard Munsee
Viola Pearl Munsee
Edith Iona Munsee
Horace Elbert Munsee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1876Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 15
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bernt, Johan.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Monsen . Compare Munson .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (14)

    • George Munsey in household of Peter Munsey, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George W. Munsee in entry for George Munsee, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • George W Munsee Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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