George Screeton

June 1883–
New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Screeton was born in June 1883, in New York, United States, his father, Arthur Screeton, was 26 and his mother, Margaret pritz, was 15. He lived in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Screeton
1857–1926
Margaret pritz
1868–
George Screeton
1883–
Frederick Screeton
1885–
John Screeton
1888–
Lulu Screeton
1890–
Walter Arthur Screeton
1892–1975
Screeton
1895–
Screeton
1900–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

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

Straet, street; tun, town. A city or town of streets

Sources (1)

  • George Screeton in household of Arthur Screeton, "United States Census, 1900"

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