Tony Baxter Barge

26 September 1903–14 February 1964 (Age 60)
Tyrone, Fayette, Georgia, United States

The Life of Tony Baxter

When Tony Baxter Barge was born on 26 September 1903, in Tyrone, Fayette, Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Joshua Barge, was 29 and his mother, Roxie Elizabeth Davis, was 28. He married Minnie Maurine Creel about 1929, in Riverdale, Clayton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in East Point, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930 and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 14 February 1964, in DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Tony Baxter Barge
Minnie Maurine Creel
Marriage: about 1929
Leland Jerone Barge

Spouse and Children

about 1929
Riverdale, Clayton, Georgia, United States


    Leland Jerone Barge


Parents and Siblings


    Roxie Elizabeth Davis




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 3

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 17

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a boatman, from Middle English, Old French barge ‘boat’, ‘barge’.2 Dutch: variant of Berg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tony B Barge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tony B Barge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Toney B Barge in household of Wylie M Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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