george Exel

Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life of george

george Exel was born on 9 May 1892, in Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States as the son of Joseph Exel and elizabeth exel. He was buried in Paterson Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States.

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Joseph Exel
elizabeth exel
rudolph Exel
John Exel
Ludmilla Exel
William Exel
george Exel
Elsie Gormley
Gustav Exel

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Exel


  • elizabeth exel




  • rudolph Exel


  • Male1892–1974Male

  • Female1892–1983Female

  • Gustav Exel


  • John Exel


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 24

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian, Dutch, and North German: from the personal name Apsel, Danish and North German vernacular form of the Biblical name Absolom. As a Scandinavian surname it is a shortened form of the patronymic forms Axelsson or Axelsen.2 Belgian and Dutch: habitational name for someone from either of two places, Aksel in East Flanders or Axel in Zeeland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Exel in household of Joseph Exel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Exel in household of Joseph Exel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Exel, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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