Dessie Garrett

28 April 1903–1985 (Age 81)
Fannin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Dessie

When Dessie Garrett was born on 28 April 1903, in Fannin, Georgia, United States, her father, James Sherman Garrett, was 38 and her mother, Sarah H Payne, was 36. She married Junie Roscoe Parker on 23 March 1924, in Fannin, Georgia, United States. She lived in Stock Hill, Fannin, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1985, in Canton, Cherokee, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Junie Roscoe Parker
Dessie Garrett
Marriage: 23 March 1924

Spouse and Children

23 March 1924
Fannin, Georgia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 3

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.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dessie Garrett in household of Sherman Garrett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dessie Garrett in household of James S Garrett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dessie Mae Garrett in entry for J C Parker and Barbara Ellen Thompson, "New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959"

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