George Wilson Babcock

5 October 1891–17 June 1973 (Age 81)
Green Island, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of George Wilson

When George Wilson Babcock was born on 5 October 1891, in Green Island, Albany, New York, United States, his father, George Jay Babcock, was 31 and his mother, Florence Mary Stevenson, was 22. He married Lilliam May Whitman on 27 June 1909, in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1935 and Las Vegas Township, Clark, Nevada, United States in 1940. He died on 17 June 1973, in Mount Shasta, Siskiyou, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Memorial Cemetery, Ventura, California, United States.

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George Wilson Babcock
Lilliam May Whitman
Marriage: 27 June 1909
Chester Milton Babcock
Nephi Rowley Babcock
Lillian Maud Babcock
Ruth Angeline Babcock
Frances Mary Babcock
Ruth Emily Babcock
Eugene Myron Babcock
Ervin/Erwin Jay Babcock
Edwin George Babcock
Rose Ellen Babcock
James Eldred Babcock
Shirley M Babcock
Geraldine F Babcock
Loretta J Babcock

Spouse and Children

27 June 1909
Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Babb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • G M Babcock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Babcock in household of Florence Babcock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George M Babcock in household of Luther G Philo, "New York, State Census, 1905"

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