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World War I Soldier flag male ancestor  George Arthur  BLESSING

  (b. 3 February 1894 Meriden, Connecticut, USA   d. 8 June 1974 West Palm Beach, Florida, USA )  

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George Arthur BLESSING was born 3 February 1894 in Meriden, Connecticut, USA. George Arthur BLESSING was the child of Carl "Charles" Theodore BLESSING   and   Frances Mary (Fannie) MESICK and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) and Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT

George Arthur was a soldier in World War I.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Mary A (Mazie) GAFFEY bef. 1930 .  Mary A (Mazie) GAFFEY  was born abt. 1899 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.  She died 20 July 1932 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. 

He married  (2) Wanda M SUCHOCKI aft. 1940 .  Wanda M SUCHOCKI  was born 21 January 1915 She died 07 June 1988 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. 

George Arthur BLESSING died 8 June 1974 in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.

Children ???
obit ??? grave?***

living in Florida in 1969

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George Arthur BLESSING married flag female ancestor Mary A (Mazie) GAFFEY-- Date: bef. 1930 Place: 


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3 February 1894
Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1900 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

Name George H Blessing
Residence Hartford city, Hartford, Connecticut
Birth Date Feb 1894
Birthplace Connecticut
Relationship to Head-of-Household Son
Spouse Name
Spouse Titles
Spouse Birth Place
Father Name
Father Titles
Father Birthplace Massachusetts
Mother Name
Mother Titles
Mother Birthplace Germany
Race or Color (expanded) White
Head-of-household Name
Gender Male
Marital Status Single
Years...

1910 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

Name George Blessing
Birthplace Connecticut
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Residence Hartford Ward 7, Hartford, Connecticut
Marital Status Single
Race White
Gender Male
Immigration Year
Father's Birthplace Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace Germany
Family Number 102
Page Number 3
Household Gender Age
Parent Chas T Blessing M 47y
Parent Frances M Blessing F 49y
Charles H Blessing M 27y
Albert A Blessing M 16y
George...

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

1917 Furlack?, California

George Arthur Blessing
255 No Front, ???, California
born February 3, 1894 in Meriden, Conn
Furlaer, Calif?
says his father and mother are dependent upon him for support
medium height
blue eyes
light brown hair
June 5, 1917
World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18

1918 Military Service

Name: George Blessing
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 3 Jun 1897
Death Date: 21 Apr 1972
SSN: 236303235
Enlistment Date 1: 24 Jul 1918
Release Date 1: 3 Sep 1919
Branch 2: UNK U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S....Read MORE...

Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1925

Name: George A Blessing
Residence Year: 1925
Street Address: 30 Hopkins
Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Occupation: Painter
Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1925

1927 Hartford, CT

Living in Hartford, CT in 1927 at the time of his father's death.

1930 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

name: George A Blessing
event: CENSUS
event date: 1930
event place: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
gender: Male
age: 36
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Connecticut
estimated birth year: 1894
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Son-in-law
father's birthplace: Massachusetts
mother's birthplace: Germany
enumeration district number: 64
family number: 380
sheet number and letter: 19B
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1932 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mary A (Mazie) GAFFEY died 20 July 1932, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1936

Name: George Blessing
Residence Year: 1936
Street Address: 33 Asylum
Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Occupation: Painter
Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1936

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

1940 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

Name: George Blessing
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Connecticut
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Roomer
Home in 1940: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Street: Maine Street
House Number: 33
Inferred Residence in 1935: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Residence in 1935: Same House
Citizenship: Naturalized
Sheet Number: 61A
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph...

Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1940

Name: George Blessing
Residence Year: 1940
Street Address: 33 Asylum
Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Occupation: Painter
Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1940

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor

USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

1942 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

George Arthur Blessing
98 Wyllys St. Hartford, Hartford, Conn
age 48
born Feb. 3, 1894 in Meriden Conn
name and address of person who will always know your address - Mrs. Wanda Blessing
98 Wyllys St. Hartford, Hartford, Conn
employer - Hartford Engine
Homestead Ave. Hartford, Hartford, Conn
172 lbs
hazel eyes
brown hair
light complexion
Apr. 27, 1942
U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

World History 1945 - August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A United States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins

USA 1958 - NASA formed

USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

1974 Death

First Name: George
Middle Name: A
Last Name: Blessing
Birth Date: Feb 3, 1894
Death Date: Jun 8, 1974
Age: 80
Death Location: Palm Beach, FL
Record Type: Death Record
Collection: Florida State Death Records

Source Information
Source: Florida Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics
Years: 1970 - 1998
Description: This collection of Florida death records was compiled by the Florida State Department of Health, and covers...Read MORE...

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