George Ambrose Ganong

19 October 1876–October 1964 (Age 87)
Missouri, United States

The Life of George Ambrose

When George Ambrose Ganong was born on 19 October 1876, in Missouri, United States, his father, Ambrose D. Ganong, was 27 and his mother, Caroline Louise Frost, was 25. He married Virginia Fiencke before 1905, in New York, United States. He lived in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States for about 30 years and Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States in 1940. He died in October 1964, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 88.

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George Ambrose Ganong
Virginia Fiencke
Marriage: before 1905

Spouse and Children

before 1905
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Caroline Louise Frost




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 28

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George A Ganong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Ganong, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George A Ganong, "United States Census, 1910"

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