John George Bainbridge

11 March 1824–after 1900 (Age 75)
Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John George

When John George Bainbridge was born on 11 March 1824, in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Bainbridge, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Allen, was 38. He married Alice Johnson on 24 February 1846, in Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and Judicial Township 2, Lake, California, United States in 1900. He died after 1900, in Lake, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lower Lake Cemetery, Lower Lake, Lake, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John George Bainbridge
Alice Johnson
Marriage: 24 February 1846
John George Bainbridge
Mary Bainbridge
Dorothy Jane Bainbridge
Elizabeth Ann Bainbridge

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  • Marriage
    24 February 1846Gateshead, Durham, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Bainbridge in North Yorkshire, named for the Bain river on which it stands (which is named with Old Norse beinn ‘straight’) + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.History: A family of this name was very prominent in Princeton, NJ, from the mid 17th century.

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

    Sources (27)

    • John Bainbridge in household of Samuel Bainbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • J G Bainbridge in household of M Grigsby, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John George Baynbridge in entry for John George Baynbridge, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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