John Ansel McGinnis

9 July 1910–15 April 1974 (Age 63)
Campobello, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Ansel

When John Ansel McGinnis was born on 9 July 1910, in Campobello, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Tipton McGinnis, was 49 and his mother, Nancy Jane Swain, was 41. He had at least 1 son with Olla Pauline Bridges. He lived in Campobello Township, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Tryon, Polk, North Carolina, United States in 1974. He died on 15 April 1974, in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Green Creek, Polk, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ansel McGinnis
1910–1974
Olla Pauline Bridges
1914–1975
Charlie Walden McGinnis
1936–1989

Spouse and Children

    Male1910–1974Male

    Olla Pauline Bridges

    Female1914–1975Female

children

(1)

    Charlie Walden McGinnis

    Male1936–1989Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Tipton McGinnis

    Male1861–1941Male

    Nancy Jane Swain

    Female1868–1939Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 6

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1927

Age 17

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish (also Galloway in western Scotland): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis ‘son of Aonghus’ ( see Angus ). Compare Scottish McInnis . This is the surname of a chieftain family in western County Down.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Mc Ginnis in household of William Mc Ginnis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Mcginnis in household of William L Mcginnis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Mcginnis in household of William T Mcginnis, "United States Census, 1920"

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