George Folsom Everest

1894–1978 (Age 83)
Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States

The Life of George Folsom

When George Folsom Everest was born on 21 November 1894, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, his father, George Franklin Fort Everest, was 25 and his mother, Florence Folsom, was 22. He married Elsie Pusey Tinley on 14 June 1921, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 27 June 1978, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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George Folsom Everest
Elsie Pusey Tinley
Marriage: 14 June 1921
Mary Rose Everest
Frances Everest
LTC Emmet T Everest

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14 June 1921
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 19

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Evreux in Eure, France, probably named from its association with the Eburovices, a Gaulish tribe.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Folsom Everest, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • G Folsom Everest, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Folsom Evarest in household of Frank F Evarest, "United States Census, 1900"

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