George Priestle

Brief Life History of George

When George Priestle was born on 18 November 1892, in Gubser Mill, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Priestle, was 32 and his mother, Louise Julia Schaack, was 25. He lived in Magisterial District 6 Gubser, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 24 February 1914, in Campbell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Saint Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas, Campbell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Priestle
1859–1922
Louise Julia Schaack
1866–1934
Peter Henry Priestle
1888–1963
Christina Helen or Tina Priestlie
1890–1962
George Priestle
1892–1914
Andrew Frank Priestle
1895–1961
Antonium Franciscum Priestly
1895–
Mary Anna Priestle
1897–1968
Margaret Francisa Priestle
1900–1936
Frank Priestle
1904–1990

Sources (3)

  • George Breishley in household of John Breishley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Geo. De Jaco in entry for Margaret De Jaco, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • George Preistle in household of John Preistle, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of the various minor places so named, especially the one in North Yorkshire. These are named from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + lēah ‘wood, clearing’, i.e. a wood or clearing belonging to the Church.

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

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