Weathertun Shelton Greer

27 February 1893–28 January 1896 (Age 2)
Savoy, Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life of Weathertun Shelton

When Weathertun Shelton Greer was born on 27 February 1893, in Savoy, Fannin, Texas, United States, his father, William Mose Greer, was 31 and his mother, Annie Margaret Forgey, was 25. He died on 28 January 1896, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

William Mose Greer
1861–1931
Annie Margaret Forgey
1867–1938
Weathertun Shelton Greer
1893–1896
Neva Mae Greer
1895–1980
Liddia Greer
1898–
Noel Alvin Greer
1901–1988

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World Events (2)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Grier .

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

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