Georgia Wilcox

Female9 July 1897–9 February 1967

Brief Life History of Georgia

When Georgia Wilcox was born on 9 July 1897, in Coffee, Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Wilcox, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Gaskins, was 39. She had at least 1 daughter with Wiley Boyd. She lived in District 1353, Coffee, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Axson, Atkinson, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 February 1967, in Atkinson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Axson, Atkinson, Georgia, United States.

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Wiley Boyd
Georgia Wilcox
Lunette Boyd

Sources (6)

  • Georgie Boyd in household of Wiley Boyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Georgia Wilcox Boyd, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Georgia Wilcox in entry for Lunette Davis, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 9

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.

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

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