George Herbert Elwell

10 May 1898–17 April 1974 (Age 75)
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of George Herbert

When George Herbert Elwell was born on 10 May 1898, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, his father, George Herbert Elwell, was 41 and his mother, Belle Horn, was 37. He lived in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and University Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1974. He died on 17 April 1974, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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George Herbert Elwell
Belle Horn
Harold Manford Elwell
Georgia Belle Elwell
Florence Elwell
Susie Marie Elwell
George Herbert Elwell

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art
Age 15
The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 20
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Elwell in Dorset, from Old English hǣl ‘omen’ or hǣle ‘hale, safe’ or hǣllu ‘health, healing’ + well(a) ‘spring, stream’. The reference is probably to a spring now called the Wishing Well. Compare Halliwell .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Herbert Geo Elwell Junior, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • George Herbert Elwell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Georg H Elwell in household of George H Elwell, "United States Census, 1920"

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