George Mason Featherston

April 1859–30 December 1948 (Age 89)
Osage Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of George Mason

When George Mason Featherston was born in April 1859, in Osage Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Thomas Eldridge Featherston, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Louise Cline, was 27. He married Parthena Riley on 28 August 1881, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 30 December 1948, in Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Mason Featherston
Parthena Riley
Marriage: 28 August 1881
Clarence Albert Featherston
Samuel Eldridge Featherston
Carrie Featherston
Charley Featherston
Harley Featherston
William George Featherston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1881Benton, Arkansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
    Age 24
    The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Featherstone .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Legacy NFS Source: George FEATHERSTON - birth: 1859; Arkansas, United States
    • George Featherlon in household of Thos Featherlon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George M Featherston, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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