George Forrest Bagby

22 September 1896–30 December 1958 (Age 62)
Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Forrest

When George Forrest Bagby was born on 22 September 1896, in Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, George F. Bagby, was 45 and his mother, Eva M. Ransom, was 25. He lived in Hardin Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 30 December 1958, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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George F. Bagby
Eva M. Ransom
George Forrest Bagby

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Bagby in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Baghebi, from the Old Norse personal name Baggi + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’.2 Scottish: possibly from Begbie in East Lothian.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Forrest G Bagley in household of Eva M Bagley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Forrest Bagby in household of James M Bagby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George F Bagby in household of Eva M Bagby, "United States Census, 1910"

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