Georgiene Wright

10 March 1897–19 February 1953 (Age 55)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Georgiene

Georgiene Wright was born on 10 March 1897, in Ohio, United States as the daughter of George Wright and Caroline Heyez. She married Urban William Birkenbach on 20 May 1940, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. She died on 19 February 1953, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Lockbourne, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Urban William Birkenbach
1888–1957
Georgiene Wright
1897–1953
Marriage: 20 May 1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1940
Franklin, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Wright

    MaleMale

    Caroline Heyez

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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  • Georgiana Wright, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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