George William McCune Sr

24 May 1872–20 July 1963 (Age 91)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of George William

When George William McCune Sr was born on 24 May 1872, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Henry Frederick McCune, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Temperance Grace, was 28. He married Sarah Alice Scowcroft on 21 June 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1920 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 20 July 1963, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William McCune Sr
Sarah Alice Scowcroft
Marriage: 21 June 1900
John Scowcroft McCune
Scott Scowcroft McCune
George William McCune Jr
Mary McCune

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1900Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    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.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 10
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of McEwen 1.

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

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    Sources (35)

    • George McCune in entry for Scott Scowcroft McCune, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • George William McCune, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Geo W McCune, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

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