George Simon Byer

19 December 1878–1954 (Age 75)
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of George Simon

When George Simon Byer was born on 19 December 1878, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Byer, was 24 and his mother, Barbara Bates, was 23. He married Sara Othilde Jefson on 19 June 1901, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Christiana, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Westby, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died in 1954, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cashton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Simon Byer
Sara Othilde Jefson
Marriage: 19 June 1901

Spouse and Children

19 June 1901
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Byer





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1884 · Postoffices

Age 6

In 1884 the town was accommodated by three postoffices
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Byers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George S Byer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George S Byer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Baier in household of William Baier, "United States Census, 1880"

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