George Dewey Vinson

Male4 December 1898–15 June 1974

Brief Life History of George Dewey

When George Dewey Vinson was born on 4 December 1898, in Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Smith Vinson, was 33 and his mother, Anna Lillian Lutman, was 34. He married Esther Amanda Amelia Beckman on 9 February 1921, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. He lived in Mendon, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 15 June 1974, in Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75.

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George Dewey Vinson
Esther Amanda Amelia Beckman
Marriage: 9 February 1921

Sources (14)

  • George Vinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George D Vinson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • George Dewey Vinson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1921Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 12

    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.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 20

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    Name Meaning

    English: altered form of Vincent , as if a patronymic.

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

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