William George

13 December 1823–4 July 1876 (Age 52)
Calstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William George was born on 13 December 1823, in Calstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, William George, was 27 and his mother, Temperance Ann Hunn, was 25. He married Mary Ann Godard Hunn on 23 May 1846, in Calstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Tavistock, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 4 July 1876, in Stony Creek, Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 52.

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William George
Mary Ann Godard Hunn
Marriage: 23 May 1846
Anna Maria George
Ann George
Louisa George

Spouse and Children

23 May 1846
Calstock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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 10

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 20

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Latin: From the Latin name Georgius, which comes from a Greek word meaning a tiller of the ground, a husbandman, or a vinedresser. George is found as a female name. Segras, Seorus, Seoras, Degras and Deorsa are Gaelic forms of George. Georgeanna, Georgina, and Georgiana are female names derived from George. Jorgi and Juers are Anglo-Norman forms of George.

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Story Highlight

Life Sketch of Ann Temperance George Doney

Transcribed from Documents found in Leslie Aaron Marstella's Book of Remembrance. Ann Temperance George Doney was born November 28, 1830, at Oakenhays, Cornwall, England. She died at Franklin, Oneida …

Sources (3)

  • William George in household of William George, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William George in household of Temperance George, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William George in entry for Louisa George, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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