Cecil V. George

3 November 1905–15 April 1985 (Age 79)
Josephine, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Cecil V.

When Cecil V. George was born on 3 November 1905, in Josephine, Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Eli George, was 48 and her mother, Harriet Elizabeth Rose, was 39. She married Hubert Ernest Presley on 29 July 1928, in Bryan, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Farmersville, Collin, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 15 April 1985, in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Hubert Ernest Presley
Cecil V. George
Marriage: 29 July 1928
Dick L Presley

Spouse and Children

29 July 1928
Bryan, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Eli George


    Harriet Elizabeth Rose




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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 2

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English, Welsh, French, South Indian, etc.: from the personal name George, Greek Geōrgios, from an adjectival form, geōrgios ‘rustic’, of geōrgos ‘farmer’. This became established as a personal name in classical times through its association with the fashion for pastoral poetry. Its popularity in western Europe increased at the time of the Crusades, which brought greater contact with the Orthodox Church, in which several saints and martyrs of this name are venerated, in particular a saint believed to have been martyred at Nicomedia in AD 303, who, however, is at best a shadowy figure historically. Nevertheless, by the end of the Middle Ages St. George had become associated with an unhistorical legend of dragon-slaying exploits, which caught the popular imagination throughout Europe, and he came to be considered the patron saint of England among other places. As an American family name, this has absorbed cognates from other European languages, including German Georg and Greek patronymics such as Georgiou, Georgiadis, Georgopoulos, and the status name Papageorgiou ‘priest George’. In Englishspeaking countries, this surname is also found as an Anglicized form of Greek surnames such as Hatzigeorgiou ‘George the Pilgrim’ and patronymics such as Giorgopoulos ‘son of George’. It is used as a given name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. has come to be used as a surname among families from southern India.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecil W Presley in household of Herbert E Presley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil Presley in household of Hubert Presley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cecil V George in household of Joseph E George, "United States Census, 1920"

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