George Edward May

22 September 1885–11 September 1979 (Age 94)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of George Edward

George Edward May was born on 22 September 1885, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. He married Hazel E Whitmoyer on 21 February 1922, in Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States. He died on 11 September 1979, in Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Light Street, Scott Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Edward May
Hazel E Whitmoyer
Marriage: 21 February 1922

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21 February 1922
Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 20

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 25

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George E May, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George E May, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George May, "United States Census, 1940"

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