Thad Pickett Gravitt

6 May 1885–18 December 1927 (Age 42)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Thad Pickett

When Thad Pickett Gravitt was born on 6 May 1885, in Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Manse Gravitt, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Catharine Miller, was 31. He married Mary Elizabeth Collier before 1910. He lived in District 878, Forsyth, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 1351, Forsyth, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1885. He died on 18 December 1927, at the age of 42.

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Thad Pickett Gravitt
Mary Elizabeth Collier
Marriage: before 1910

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before 1910

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 8

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gravett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pickett Gravitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thad P Gravitt in household of Eliza C Gravitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thad P Gravett in household of Eliza Gravett, "United States Census, 1900"

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