William Peter Usry

6 December 1866–
Glascock, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Peter

When William Peter Usry was born on 6 December 1866, in Glascock, Georgia, United States, his father, Marion D. Columbus Usry, was 21 and his mother, Mary L. Willis, was 17. He married Mary E Rabun on 7 December 1890, in Warren, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Gibson, Glascock, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 1168, Glascock, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died in Georgia, United States, and was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Gibson, Glascock, Georgia, United States.

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William Peter Usry
Mary E Rabun
Marriage: 7 December 1890
Thomas C. Usry
Betsy Usry
Mary Susan Usry
Lena Usry
Wyman Usry
Nellie Lorie Usry
Della Usry
Willie Clemon Usry
Florene Usry
Manda Mae Usry

Spouse and Children

7 December 1890
Warren, Georgia, United States


    Thomas C. Usry


    Betsy Usry


    Mary Susan Usry





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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 27

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 32

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 of Ussery .

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

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William Pete Usry Bible

Bible of William Pete Usry born 1866, in the possession of his daughter, Mrs. Kitches, Gibson-Warrenton highway. M.D.C. Ursery was born March 28, 1845 Mary E. Miller (or Willis?) was born Feb 11, 184 …

Sources (3)

  • W Pete Usry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William P Usry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wm P Usry, "United States Census, 1900"

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