George Francis Pelton Temple

1865–1935 (Age 70)
Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of George Francis Pelton

When George Francis Pelton Temple was born on 4 April 1865, his father, James Madison Stinson, was 39 and his mother, Diana Bickmore, was 34. He married Dora Greenlief Tracy on 28 February 1890, in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 9 years. He died on 26 June 1935, at the age of 70.

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George Francis Pelton Temple
Dora Greenlief Tracy
Marriage: 28 February 1890
Gladys M. Temple
Georgia Eldora Temple
Diana Temple
John Temple

Spouse & Children

28 February 1890
Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States


  • Gladys M. Temple


  • Georgia Eldora Temple


  • Female1896–1983Female

  • John Temple


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1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

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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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

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This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George F Temple, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George F Temple, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Geo Temple in entry for John, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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