Commie Ophelia Johns

12 May 1938–14 January 1993 (Age 54)
Ware, Georgia, United States

The Life of Commie Ophelia

When Commie Ophelia Johns was born on 12 May 1938, in Ware, Georgia, United States, her father, Lois Alvin Johns, was 32 and her mother, Mahala Christine White, was 25. She lived in Axson, Atkinson, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 January 1993, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Lois Alvin Johns
1906–1977
Mahala Christine White
1913–1999
William Alvin Johns
1932–1961
James LaVerne Johns
1933–2008
Wauinell Johns
1937–1984
Commie Ophelia Johns
1938–1993
Robert L Johns
1940–2006
Henry Ferrell Johns
1946–2012
Nelson Edwin Johns
1952–2017

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 4

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: patronymic from John . As a German name it may also be a reduced form of Johannes .2 Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ophelia Johns in household of Lois Johns, "United States Census, 1940"

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