Carrie Edgell Galloway

1898–1978 (Age 80)
Fannin, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Carrie Edgell

Carrie Edgell Galloway was born on 6 August 1898. She married Carl Edward German on 2 September 1920, in Fannin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1205, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 22 December 1978, in Fannin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Carl Edward German
Carrie Edgell Galloway
Marriage: 2 September 1920
Cecil William German
Evelyn M German
Thomas Wendall German
J. B. German
Nancy Lugenia German
Robert Leland German
Carl Edward German
Peggy Jane German

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1920Fannin, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot
    Age 8
    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.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: regional name from Galloway in southwestern Scotland, named as ‘place of the foreign Gaels’, from Gaelic gall ‘foreigner’ + Gaidheal ‘Gael’. From the 8th century or before it was a province of Anglian Northumbria. In the 9th century it was settled by mixed Gaelic-Norse inhabitants from the Hebrides and Isle of Man.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Edgell German, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Edgell C German in household of Carl E German, "United States Census, 1930"

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