George Murray Houchins

2 August 1897–24 December 1965 (Age 68)
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of George Murray

When George Murray Houchins was born on 2 August 1897, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, his father, Greenville C Honchkiss, was 42 and his mother, Mary R. Roberson, was 27. He married Violet Dolores Russelo about 1929. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 24 December 1965, in Stuart, Patrick, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ross Harbour Cemetery, Elamsville, Patrick, Virginia, United States.

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George Murray Houchins
Violet Dolores Russelo
Marriage: about 1929
Donald Murray Houchins
George Lee Houchins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1929
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium
    Age 7
    The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 19
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Houchin .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • George M Houchins, "United States Census, 1930"
    • George Murray Houchins, "Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • George Murry Houchins, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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