George Edwin Worley

7 April 1899–29 December 1955 (Age 56)
Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life of George Edwin

When George Edwin Worley was born on 7 April 1899, in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States, his father, Parker Daniel Worley, was 33 and his mother, Jennie Robinson, was 28. He married Wilda Ann Rinehart on 22 January 1924, in Knox, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Clinton, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Pleasant Township, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 29 December 1955, in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

George Edwin Worley
Wilda Ann Rinehart
Marriage: 22 January 1924
Sarah Jane Worley

Spouse and Children

22 January 1924
Knox, Ohio, United States


    Sarah Jane Worley


Parents and Siblings

    Parker Daniel Worley





World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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

English: most probably a habitational name, either from a variant spelling of Wortley , or alternatively from places in Essex and Somerset called Warley, named in Old English with wær, wer ‘weir’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Warley in the West Midlands, which is named with Old English weorf ‘draft oxen’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edwin Worley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • G Edwin Worley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E George Worley in household of D Park Worley, "United States Census, 1920"

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