George John Bourg

30 July 1899–3 June 1986 (Age 86)
Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of George John

George John Bourg was born on 30 July 1899, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States as the son of Henry Dockendorf and Mary Ann. He married Mary Evelyn Wilson on 13 July 1927, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States. He died on 3 June 1986, in Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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George John Bourg
Mary Evelyn Wilson
Marriage: 13 July 1927

Spouse and Children

13 July 1927
Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Dockendorf


    Mary Ann




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a town as opposed to one who lived in a village, from Old French bourg ‘fortified town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George J Bourg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George J Bourg, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George John Bourg - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: George John Bourg

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