Georgiana D Yoke

17 October 1869–20 July 1945 (Age 75)
Clark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Georgiana D

When Georgiana D Yoke was born on 17 October 1869, in Clark, Illinois, United States, her father, John Thomas Yoke, was 30 and her mother, Mary W Toner, was 19. She married Herman Webster Mudgett on 17 January 1894, in Denver, Colorado, United States. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 20 July 1945, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Harry C Chapman
Georgiana D Yoke
Marriage: 10 November 1898

Spouse and Children

10 November 1898
Marion, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Yoke


    Mary W Toner




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 13

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: status name from Old English geoc ‘holder of a yoke (a measure of land)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Georgiana D Chapman in household of Harry C Chapman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgiana Chapman in household of Harry C Chapman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Georginna Chapman in household of Harry Chapman, "United States Census, 1910"

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