Gilbert W McGeorge

9 May 1924–8 July 1995 (Age 71)
Bedford Co, Virginia, USA

The Life of Gilbert W

When Gilbert W McGeorge was born on 9 May 1924, his father, Lawrence Townsend McGeorge, was 38 and his mother, Frankie Taylor Meador, was 32. He lived in Staunton Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 July 1995, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salem, Virginia, United States.

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Gilbert W McGeorge
Lydia Pauline Brooks

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    Lydia Pauline Brooks


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    Mary Frances McGeorge


    Thomas L Mcgeorge


    Ralph Winston McGeorge


    Louise Ordway McGeorge



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 17

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Deoraidh ‘son of the pilgrim or relic keeper’ ( see Dewar 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gilbert W Mcgeorge in household of Larance Mcgeorge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gilbert W Mcgeorge in household of Lawrence T Mcgeorge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gilbert Wesley Mcgeorge, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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