Joseph Henry Megison

March 1897–8 September 1959 (Age 62)
Grant, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Megison was born in March 1897, in Grant, Louisiana, United States, his father, Joseph Levi Megison, was 41 and his mother, Nancy R Horn, was 31. He lived in Ward Seven, Grant, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Pineville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He died on 8 September 1959, in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 62.

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Joseph Henry Megison
Mary Compton

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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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
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: metronymic from Meggot, a pet form of the personal name Margaret.

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

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  • Joseph H Megison in household of Joseph L Megison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph H Megison in household of Joseph L Megison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph H Megison in household of J L Megison, "United States Census, 1930"

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