George Edward Weston

Male26 February 1899–16 April 1968

Brief Life History of George Edward

When George Edward Weston was born on 26 February 1899, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry John Weston, was 33 and his mother, Rosina Martha Pidgeon, was 36. He immigrated to New York, United States in 1923 and lived in Bedminster, Bristol, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 16 April 1968, in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Forks, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry John Weston
1865–1954
Rosina Martha Pidgeon
1862–1927
Rosina Florence Weston
1888–
Henry Francis Weston
1891–1953
Arthur John Weston
1894–
Maud Edith Weston
1896–1902
George Edward Weston
1899–1968
Frederick Ernest Weston
1901–1987
Alfred Clifton Weston
1904–

Sources (9)

  • George Weston in household of Fred Weston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Edward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George E. Weston, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)

1908

Age 9

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 18

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1918

Age 19

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English:

habitational name from any of numerous places called Weston, from Old English west ‘west’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’.

topographic name from Middle English atte west tun(e) ‘at the west farmstead, settlement’ (Old English west + tūn), or from Middle English (bi) weste(n)tune (Old English be westan tūne or be west in tūne), denoting someone who lived either to the west of a settlement or in the western part of a settlement. The latter was a common surname in Sussex.

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

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