George Irving Sawyer

18 May 1892–1 January 1985 (Age 92)
Everest, Brown, Kansas, United States

The Life of George Irving

When George Irving Sawyer was born on 18 May 1892, in Everest, Brown, Kansas, United States, his father, Henry M Sawyer, was 29 and his mother, Josephine Mary Adams, was 27. He married Elva Gertrude Gipe on 24 November 1920, in Leona, Doniphan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 1 January 1985, in Fairview, Brown, Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Everest, Brown, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Irving Sawyer
1892–1985
Elva Gertrude Gipe
1901–1970
Marriage: 24 November 1920
Marjorie Marilyn Sawyer
1921–1998
Doris Jean Sawyer
1923–2009
Winefred Elaine Sawyer
1926–2012
Gerald Clinton Sawyer
1931–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1920
Leona, Doniphan, Kansas, United States
children

(4)

    Marjorie Marilyn Sawyer

    Female1921–1998Female

    Doris Jean Sawyer

    Female1923–2009Female

    Female1926–2012Female

    Gerald Clinton Sawyer

    Male1931–2015Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George I Sawyer, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • George J Sawyer in household of Henry M Sawyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George I Sawyer, "United States Census, 1930"

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