George Garfield Asher

8 December 1881–4 August 1951 (Age 69)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of George Garfield

When George Garfield Asher was born on 8 December 1881, in Missouri, United States, his father, Jesse Asher, was 30 and his mother, Martha Isabel Litteral, was 36. He married Della Dean Ely on 12 June 1904, in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States in 1920 and Electra, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 4 August 1951, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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George Garfield Asher
Della Dean Ely
Marriage: 12 June 1904
Claude Hillis Asher

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 1
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 13
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 20
"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Sussex and Hampshire): topographic name denoting someone dwelling by an ash tree, from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + the habitational suffix -er.2 Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Asher ‘blessed’.3 Americanized spelling of German Ascher .

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

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Sources (10)

  • George G Asher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Asher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Asher, "United States Census, 1910"

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