George Washington Marshall

June 1865–9 May 1948 (Age 82)
Missouri, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Marshall was born in June 1865, in Missouri, United States, his father, Elisha Marshall, was 53 and his mother, Mary Ann Rockenfield, was 30. He married Sarah M. Thomas on 2 August 1884, in Sherman Township, Montgomery, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Clear Lake Township, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States in 1910. He died on 9 May 1948, in Lincoln, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Eden Township, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Marshall
1865–1948
Sarah M. Thomas
1864–
Marriage: 2 August 1884
Albert Logan Marshall
1885–1952
Mary L Marshall
1887–
Ida M Marshall
1889–1957
Lena Marshall
1891–
Thomas Marshall
1893–
Elisha Marshall
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1884
Sherman Township, Montgomery, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

    Albert Logan Marshall

    Male1885–1952Male

    Mary L Marshall

    Female1887–Female

    Female1889–1957Female

    Lena Marshall

    Female1891–Female

    Thomas Marshall

    Male1893–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1812–1868Male

    Mary Ann Rockenfield

    Female1834–1917Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1871

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name or occupational name from Middle English, Old French maresc(h)al ‘marshal’. The term is of Germanic origin (compare Old High German marah ‘horse’, ‘mare’ + scalc ‘servant’). Originally it denoted a man who looked after horses, but by the heyday of medieval surname formation it denoted on the one hand one of the most important servants in a great household (in the royal household a high official of state, one with military responsibilities), and on the other a humble shoeing smith or farrier. It was also an occupational name for a medieval court officer responsible for the custody of prisoners. An even wider range of meanings is found in some other languages: compare for example Polish Marszałek ( see Marszalek ). The surname is also borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Marshall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Marshall, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Marshall in household of Mary Marshall, "United States Census, 1870"

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