George Wesley Pugh

12 December 1888–13 September 1947 (Age 58)
Wayland Springs, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of George Wesley

When George Wesley Pugh was born on 12 December 1888, in Wayland Springs, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph A Pugh, was 21 and his mother, Charity Jane O'Bryant, was 22. He married Rosa "Rosie" Lee Lemay on 25 December 1911, in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Collinwood, Wayne, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 13 September 1947, in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Iron City, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wesley Pugh
Rosa "Rosie" Lee Lemay
Marriage: 25 December 1911
Vandalia Charity Pugh
Mary Elizabeth Pugh
George Lee Pugh
Lula Maybell Pugh
Lillie Cecial Pugh
Frances Emogene Pugh

Spouse and Children

25 December 1911
Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States


    Vandalia Charity Pugh


    Mary Elizabeth Pugh



    Lula Maybell Pugh


    Lillie Cecial Pugh


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 7

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hugh or ap Huw ‘son of Hugh’ ( see Hughes ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George W Roberson in household of Derick Roberson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Weking Pugh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Weslie Pew in household of Doct Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"

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