George Howard Temple

1886–1952 (Age 66)
Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of George Howard

When George Howard Temple was born on 23 January 1886, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Frank Temple, was 28 and his mother, Christina B Reid, was 27. He married Edna Sivilla Kaulback on 2 October 1912, in Belmont, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. He died on 31 March 1952, in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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George Howard Temple
Edna Sivilla Kaulback
Marriage: 2 October 1912
George Howard Temple Jr

Spouse & Children

2 October 1912
Belmont, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


  • George Howard Temple Jr


Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Temple


  • Christina B Reid




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 12

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George H Temple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard G Temple in household of Frank Temple, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George H Temple, "United States Census, 1930"

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