George Washington Knowlton

4 July 1832–13 December 1861 (Age 29)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Knowlton was born on 4 July 1832, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Sidney Algernon Knowlton, was 40 and his mother, Harriet Burnham, was 35. He died on 13 December 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 4
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 4
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
Age 14
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): habitational name from either of two places so named, one in Dorset and the other in Kent. Both are named from Old English cnoll ‘knoll, hilltop’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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Life Story from Find A Grave

Birth: Jul. 4, 1832 Cincinnati Hamilton County Ohio, USA Death: Dec. 13, 1861 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Son of Sidney Algernon Knowlton and Harriet Burnham Married Mary Newton Georg …

Sources (20)

  • George Knowlton in household of William H Hooper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Knowlton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • George W Knowlton in household of Sidney Knowlton, "United States Census, 1850"

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