George Dewey Temple

1899–1972 (Age 73)
Whiteside, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Dewey

When George Dewey Temple was born on 24 March 1899, in Whiteside, Illinois, United States, his father, Doeke or Dewey Tempel, was 37 and his mother, Lizzie, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Carrie DeWeerdt. He lived in Garden Plain, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died in June 1972, in Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

George Dewey Temple
1899–1972
Carrie DeWeerdt
1899–1985
Robert V Temple
1925–

Spouse & Children

children

(1)

  • Robert V Temple

    Male1925–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Doeke or Dewey Tempel

    Male1862–1935Male

  • Lizzie

    Female1867–1949Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Temple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George D Temple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Temple in household of Dewey Temple, "United States Census, 1900"

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