John Pharris "Johnnie" Permenter

September 1891–1958 (Age 66)
Florida, United States

The Life of John Pharris "Johnnie"

When John Pharris "Johnnie" Permenter was born in September 1891, in Florida, United States, his father, James Nathaniel Permenter, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Malinda Mc Collough, was 22. He married Mary Alice Ophelia “Mamie” Linton on 10 February 1920, in Luverne, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Walton, Florida, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 22 New Knox Hill, Walton, Florida, United States in 1940. He died in 1958, in Florida, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

John Pharris "Johnnie" Permenter
Mary Alice Ophelia “Mamie” Linton
Marriage: 10 February 1920
Mavin Permenter
Velerie Cordelia “Erie" Permenter
Gertrude Permenter
Lincoln P Permenter
Mary Alice Permenter

Spouse and Children

10 February 1920
Luverne, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States



    Velerie Cordelia “Erie" Permenter



    Lincoln P Permenter


    Mary Alice Permenter


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 7

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a preparer or seller of parchment, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pergamente ‘parchment’ (so called from the ancient city of Pergamon in Asia Minor, where the technique of producing the material originated). Parchment was in general use well into the 15th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • J F Permenter in household of James Permenter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Johnie Perminter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Parmenter, "United States Census, 1940"

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