George Henry Temple

Ohio, United States

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Temple was born in November 1849, in Ohio, United States, his father, Cyrus Temple, was 49 and his mother, Racheal Frances Ferrell, was 36. He married Alice Rose Leary on 7 May 1877, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1895. He died in Minnesota, United States.

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George Henry Temple
Alice Rose Leary
Marriage: 7 May 1877
Grace Temple
Jane Temple
George Temple
William Garret Temple
Ruth S Temple

Spouse & Children

7 May 1877
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


  • Grace Temple


  • Jane Temple


  • George Temple


  • William Garret Temple


  • Temple


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • George Temple


  • Laura E Temple


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World Events (8)

1851 · Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad

Age 2

The Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad started running in February 1851, 15 years after it was charted for construction. It later absorbed a small bankrupt railroad in 1861 to help expand its services beyond just Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. In May 1868, the railroad merged with the Bellefontaine Railway to connect the current cities with Indianapolis.

Age 9

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1882 · Cleveland School of Art

Age 33

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.

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)

  • Geo H Temple in household of Fred Mangin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George H Temple, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • George Temple, "United States Census, 1900"

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