George Washington Biehl

22 February 1892–22 August 1980 (Age 88)
Brecon, Sycamore Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Biehl was born on 22 February 1892, in Brecon, Sycamore Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Claus D Biehl, was 33 and his mother, Wilhelmina Voss, was 33. He died on 22 August 1980, in Fairfield, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Claus D Biehl
Wilhelmina Voss
Anna Mathilda Biehl
William C Biehl
John Biehl
Lillie H Biehl
Edward Walter Biehl
George Washington Biehl

Parents and Siblings

    Claus D Biehl


    Wilhelmina Voss




    Anna Mathilda Biehl


    John Biehl


    William C Biehl


    Lillie H Biehl



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle Low German bil ‘hatchet’, Middle High German biel; hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hatchets. 2. in southern Germany, a variant of Bühl ( see Buehl ). 3. habitational name from places so named in Baden and Bavaria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Biehl in household of Claus Biehl, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George W Biehl in household of Claus D Biehl, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George W. Biehl, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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