George Stephenson
George Stephenson
  • 67 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 9, 1781
  • Place of birth:
    Wylam, United Kingdom
  • Date of passing: Aug 12, 1848
  • Place of passing:
    Tapton House, Chesterfield, United Kingdom
"The rage for railroads is so great that many will be laid in parts where they will not pay."

This memorial  was created in memory of  George Stephenson, 67, born on June 9, 1781 and passed away on August 12, 1848. George was a Civil Engineer that helped build the first public inter-city railway in the world. Geoge Stephenson will always be remebred for his founding of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in the United Kingdom. George was born in Wylam, United Kingdom. George had no siblings growing up with his parents. George married three women with all the relationships lasting short and had one son named Robert Stephenson who went to become a railway engineer. George had changed the world in many ways like his first invention of the miner's Safety lamp to keep explosions in caves from happening. George also helped with many railways and the Stephenson's skew bridge in Rainhill. George Stephenson, with his work on the Stockton and Darlington Railway and the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, paved the way for the railway enginneers in the 19th centuray. George will always be remembred as the "Father of the Railroads".

                                           George lived a full and glorious life


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This tribute was added by lil rose on 24th June 2016

"“There is going to be a resurrection......” (Acts 24:15) The pain, the grief, and the feelings of helplessness can seem unbearable. May Jehovah the God of all comfort comfort the Stephenson family and friends.You are in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Julian Jacob on 7th June 2016

"George  is my man and is a  g  cause he done helped das industrials. Mitchell"

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