George Washington Demoss

1854–1943 (Age 89)
Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Demoss was born in March 1854, in Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, his father, William M DeMoss, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann C Brown, was 25. He married Carrie Lenora Allen on 15 December 1886, in Bossier City, Bossier, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Police Jury Ward 4, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1900 and Ward Three, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1910. He died on 15 September 1943, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Demoss
1854–1943
Carrie Lenora Allen
1868–1965
Marriage: 15 December 1886
Thelah Herman Demoss
1888–1959
Arrie E. DeMoss
1894–
Allie B Demoss
1890–
Eva O Demoss
1893–
Arthur Tillman Demoss
1896–1955
Schley Brown De Moss
1900–1988
Syble Demoss
1905–1992

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 December 1886
Bossier City, Bossier, Louisiana, United States
children

(7)

  • Male1888–1959Male

  • Allie B Demoss

    Female1890–Female

  • Eva O Demoss

    Female1893–Female

  • Arrie E. DeMoss

    Female1894–Female

  • Male1896–1955Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William M DeMoss

    Male1822–1904Male

  • Mary Ann C Brown

    Female1828–1910Female

siblings

(10)

  • Sarah Ann DeMoss

    Female1846–1933Female

  • Elizabeth DeMoss

    Female1848–1925Female

  • Andrew Jackson DeMoss

    Male1850–1931Male

  • Thomas L DeMoss

    Male1852–1931Male

  • Mary J DeMoss

    Female1853–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 14

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 27

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Geo W Demasa, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Demoss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • D W Demoss in household of W M Demoss, "United States Census, 1860"

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