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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Family Time Line

William Peter Usry
1866–
Mary E Rabun
1870–1942
Marriage: 7 December 1890
Thomas C. Usry
1891–1926
Betsy Usry
1893–1893
Mary Susan Usry
1895–1985
Usry
1897–1897
Lena Usry
1900–1943
Wyman Usry
1903–1978
Nellie Lorie Usry
1905–1991
Della Usry
1907–1966
Willie Clemon Usry
1909–1984
Florene Usry
1911–2008
Manda Mae Usry
1913–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1890
Warren, Georgia, United States
children

(11)

    Thomas C. Usry

    Male1891–1926Male

    Betsy Usry

    Female1893–1893Female

    Mary Susan Usry

    Female1895–1985Female

    Usry

    Male1897–1897Male

    Female1900–1943Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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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Story Highlight

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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