John Carr Cawley

20 March 1908–6 June 1972 (Age 64)
Toombs, Georgia, United States

The Life of John Carr

When John Carr Cawley was born on 20 March 1908, in Toombs, Georgia, United States, his father, William Frank Cawley, was 46 and his mother, Julia A Mahettybel Jewell, was 36. He married Donnie L Sharpe in 1927, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cedar Crossing, Toombs, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 June 1972, in Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 64.

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John Carr Cawley
Donnie L Sharpe
Marriage: 1927
Dorothy Lucile Cawley

Spouse and Children


    Donnie L Sharpe


Georgia, United States


    Dorothy Lucile Cawley


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

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.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 6

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCauley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Cawley in household of W F Cawley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carr John in household of W F Cauley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C Cawley in household of William F Cawley, "United States Census, 1910"

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