George Cyrus Temple

1887–1975 (Age 88)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of George Cyrus

When George Cyrus Temple was born on 12 February 1887, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, George Richardson Temple, was 35 and his mother, Florence Aurilla Aldrich, was 23. He married Isabella Carson Barnes on 22 February 1919, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1940 and New Dorp, Richmond, New York, United States in 1942. He died on 3 July 1975, in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Cyrus Temple
Isabella Carson Barnes
Marriage: 22 February 1919
George Whipple Temple
Ralph Nelson Temple
Roger Williams Temple

Spouse & Children

22 February 1919
Washington, District of Columbia, United States


  • George Whipple Temple


  • Male1924–2009Male

  • Roger Williams Temple


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

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 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 C Temple, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Temple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George C Temple, "United States Census, 1930"

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