Olivia Callaway

11 August 1887–23 June 1950 (Age 62)
Greene, Georgia, United States

The Life of Olivia

When Olivia Callaway was born on 11 August 1887, in Greene, Georgia, United States, her father, Lemuel Lawrence Callaway, was 47 and her mother, Julia C. Askew, was 25. She married Nathan Lawrence Lankford on 24 June 1908, in Greene, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Union Point, Greene, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 23 June 1950, in Greene, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Wisteria Cemetery, Union Point, Greene, Georgia, United States.

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Nathan Lawrence Lankford
Olivia Callaway
Marriage: 24 June 1908
Robert Lawrence Lankford
Howard Lankford
Vason Lankford
Mary L Lankford
Celesta Lankford

Spouse and Children

24 June 1908
Greene, Georgia, United States


    Robert Lawrence Lankford


    Howard Lankford


    Vason Lankford


    Mary L Lankford


    Celesta Lankford


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 6

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.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caillouet-Orgeville in Eure, France, named with a collective form of Old Northern French cail(ou) ‘pebble’ ( see Cail ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olivia C Lankford in household of Nathan L Lankford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olivia Callaway in household of Leon Callaway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lankford in household of Nathan Lankford, "United States Census, 1910"

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