George Washington Langley

20 September 1818–17 February 1850 (Age 31)
Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Langley was born on 20 September 1818, in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Allen Langley, was 56 and his mother, Elsie Nix, was 43. He married Mary Turner on 15 June 1842, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 17 February 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Washington Langley
Mary Turner
Marriage: 15 June 1842
Elsie Ellen Langley
Mary Matilda Langley
George Albert Langley

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  • Marriage
    15 June 1842Jefferson, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Langley or Longley (in Kent, Sussex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Somerset, Shrops, Lancashire, Durham, and many other counties), themselves from Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood, glade, clearing’.English: from the Middle English female personal name Langlif (Old Norse Langlíf ‘long’ + ‘life’ or ‘body’).Americanized form of French Langlais .

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

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    History of Martha McKinney Frost Akes Langley Wiser 1825-1902

    Written by Effie Wiser, Granddaughter of Martha McKinney Frost Martha Wiser, better known as (Aunt Patsy) was born Oct.7, 1825 in Knox County, Tennessee, to McCaslin Frost and Peninna Smith. While …

    Sources (36)

    • Geo. Langly in entry for Martha L. Karren, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Iowa Census, 1838-70: George Washington Langley
    • George W. Langley, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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