Annie Myra Folsom

15 February 1884–9 February 1975 (Age 90)
Hahira, Lowndes, Georgia, United States

The Life of Annie Myra

When Annie Myra Folsom was born on 15 February 1884, in Hahira, Lowndes, Georgia, United States, her father, James Madison Folsom, was 32 and her mother, Jenette Georgiann Hughes, was 28. She married Jacob Sheldon Easterling on 16 December 1903, in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Brunswick, Glynn, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 26, Glynn, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 February 1975, in Tattnall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States.

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Jacob Sheldon Easterling
Annie Myra Folsom
Marriage: 16 December 1903
Mildred Katherine Easterling
James O Easterling
Hughes Folsom Easterling
Samuel Howard Easterling
Jacob Sheldon Easterling Jr
Christine Inell Easterling
Woodrow Wilson Easterling
Frank Outlar Easterling
Earldene Easterling

Spouse and Children

16 December 1903
Glennville, Tattnall, Georgia, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Jenette Georgiann Hughes




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 9

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulsham, a habitational name from Foulsham in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name Fugol + hām ‘homestead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myra Folsom in household of J M Folsom, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myra A Easterling in household of Jacob S Easterling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myra Easterling in household of Jacob S Easterling, "United States Census, 1920"

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