George A. Mansfield

1874–25 September 1953 (Age 79)
Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life of George A.

When George A. Mansfield was born in 1874, in Darke, Ohio, United States, his father, John Mansfield Jr, was 49 and his mother, Rebecca J Wiggins, was 42. He married Bertha May 'Birdie' Leckrone on 10 June 1900, in Paulding, Paulding, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Riga, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 25 September 1953, at the age of 79.

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George A. Mansfield
Bertha May 'Birdie' Leckrone
Marriage: 10 June 1900
Nellie Mansfield
Elmer L Mansfield
Margaret V Melcher

Spouse and Children


    Bertha May 'Birdie' Leckrone


10 June 1900
Paulding, Paulding, Ohio, United States


    Nellie Mansfield


    Elmer L Mansfield


    Margaret V Melcher


Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca J Wiggins




    John W. Mansfield


    William Mansfield



    Laurel Mansfield



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire. The early forms, from Domesday Book to the early 13th century, show the first element uniformly as Mam-, and it is therefore likely that this was a British hill-name meaning ‘breast’ ( compare Manchester ), with the later addition of Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ) as the second element. The surname is now widespread throughout Midland and southern England and is also common in Ireland.2 Irish: when not an importation of 1, this is an altered form of the Norman name Manville ( see Mandeville ).3 Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Mansfeld, a habitational name for someone from a place so called in Saxony.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Mansfield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George A Mansfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George A Mansfield in household of William Mansfield, "United States Census, 1900"

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