George W. Botsford

about 1845–
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of George W.

George W. Botsford was born about 1845, in Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850.

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party
Age 9
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 31
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (5)

  • George Webb in household of Wesley Webb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George W. Webb, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • George Webb in the 1850 United States Federal Census

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