John McGee

about 1898–6 October 1966 (Age 68)
Texas, United States

The Life of John

John McGee was born about 1898, in Texas, United States. He married Gracie Cecil Hester on 24 December 1925, in Travis, Texas, United States. He died on 6 October 1966, at the age of 68.

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John McGee
1898–1966
Gracie Cecil Hester
1903–1955
Marriage: 24 December 1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1925
Travis, Texas, United States

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Mc Gee, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John Mc Gee, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John Mcgee, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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