George W Labour

Brief Life History of George W

When George W Labour was born in December 1857, in Fishing Creek Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac Labour, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Ann Eveland, was 40. He married Lydia Alice Gilbert in 1879, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fishing Creek MM, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years and Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died in 1937, at the age of 80, and was buried in Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George W Labour
Lydia Alice Gilbert
Marriage: 1879
James Wilson Labour
Oscar Paul Labour
Alva Austin Labour
Blanche Ada Labour
Charles B Labour
Mary R Labor
Ray Labor
Lena M Labor
Clara E Labour

Sources (7)

  • George W Labor in household of Isaac Labor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George W Labour - Government record: birth: December 1857; Fishing Creek Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • George W. Labour, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Andre, Antoine, Gaston, Marcel, Pierre, Armand, Cecile, Fernand, Jacques, Jean-Claude, Laurent.

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Old French tūr; or a habitational name from any of various places called Latour or La Tour, named with this word.

History: Pierre Latour dit Laforge from France was in QC by 1705, when he married Étiennette Banliac. His descendants also bear the surname Laforge . — In North America, this surname was originally also a secondary surname or dit (‘also called’) name, borne by several 17th and 18th-century French Canadians.

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

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