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
Selma Qualman
Marriage: about 1873
Mary E Georges
Georgia Louise Georges

Spouse and Children

    Alexander Georges



about 1873
Texas, United States


    Mary E Georges


    Georgia Louise Georges


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.

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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