Selma Qualman

22 June 1853–26 March 1948 (Age 94)
Orange, Orange, Texas, United States

The Life of Selma

Selma Qualman was born on 22 June 1853, in Orange, Orange, Texas, United States. She married Alexander Georges about 1873, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 26 March 1948, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Georges
1850–1900
Selma Qualman
1853–1948
Marriage: about 1873
Mary E Georges
1874–1945
Georgia Louise Georges
1876–1914

Spouse and Children

    Alexander Georges

    Male1850–1900Male

    Female1853–1948Female

MARRIAGE
about 1873
Texas, United States
children

(2)

    Mary E Georges

    Female1874–1945Female

    Georgia Louise Georges

    Female1876–1914Female

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 8

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 28

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

North German (Qualmann): habitational name for someone from a place near Segeberg called Quala.

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

Sources (1)

  • Sophia Qualman in entry for Mary E Sult, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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