George William Sowden

27 June 1893–19 September 1961 (Age 68)
Bowling St Bartholomew, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George William

When George William Sowden was born on 27 June 1893, in Bowling St Bartholomew, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Sowden, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Ann Brown, was 33. He married Lillian Nora Webb on 23 November 1912, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 19 September 1961, in Lynwood, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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George William Sowden
Lillian Nora Webb
Marriage: 23 November 1912
Lorraine Sowden

Spouse and Children

23 November 1912
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


    Lorraine Sowden


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Sowden


    Sarah Ann Brown




    Susanna Sowden


    Walter Sowden


    Ernest Sowden


    Lily Sowden



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

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

English: variant of Soden .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George William Sowden in entry for Paul Fallan and Norah Sowden, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • George William Sowden, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • George W Bowden in household of Benjamin Bowden, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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