George Franklin Cambridge

22 March 1885–10 July 1964 (Age 79)
Gage, Nebraska, United States

The Life of George Franklin

When George Franklin Cambridge was born on 22 March 1885, in Gage, Nebraska, United States, his father, George Cambridge, was 36 and his mother, Susannah Ward, was 31. He married Adale E Fowler on 12 September 1906, in Canyon, Idaho, United States. He lived in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1910 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 July 1964, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

George Franklin Cambridge
Adale E Fowler
Marriage: 12 September 1906

Spouse and Children

12 September 1906
Canyon, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Cambridge





    Eliza E Cambridge


    Alfred Cambridge


    Elisabeth Cambridge



    Mamie Cambridge


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 4

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCambridge .2 English: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Cambridge: one in Gloucestershire, the other in Cambridgeshire (the university city). Until the late 14th century the latter was known as Cantebrigie ‘bridge on the (river) Granta’, from a Celtic river name meaning ‘marshy river’. Under Norman influence Granta- became Cam-. It seems likely, therefore, that the surname derives mainly from the much smaller place in Gloucestershire, recorded as Cambrigga ( 1200–10 ), and named for the Cam, a Celtic river name meaning ‘crooked’, ‘winding’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George F Cambridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George G Cambridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George F Cambridge, "United States Census, 1920"

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