George Chester Krieg

25 June 1918–30 May 2004 (Age 85)
Glezen, Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of George Chester

When George Chester Krieg was born on 25 June 1918, in Glezen, Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Edward Stiles, was 31 and his mother, Florence Louisa Thorn, was 26. He lived in Logan Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 30 May 2004, in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built
Age 13
In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
Age 23
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Swiss German, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German kriec, German Krieg ‘strife, conflict, squabble’ (Yiddish krig). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).German: variant of the plural form of Krug .

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

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  • Chester Stiles in entry for Freda J Krieg, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • George C Kreig in household of Grover C Kreig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George C Creig in household of Grover C Creig, "United States Census, 1920"

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