Cola Bruce Joiner

24 November 1883–11 May 1951 (Age 67)
Stewart, Georgia, United States

The Life of Cola Bruce

When Cola Bruce Joiner was born on 24 November 1883, in Stewart, Georgia, United States, her father, Alfred Jefferson Joiner, was 56 and her mother, Emily Josephine Draffin, was 34. She married James Robert Maxwell on 22 January 1906, in Cairo, Thomas, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in District 1507, Grady, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 1194, Mitchell, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 11 May 1951, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cairo, Thomas, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Robert Maxwell
Cola Bruce Joiner
Marriage: 22 January 1906
Alice May Maxwell
Infant Maxwell
Alfred James Maxwell
Sarah Maxwell

Spouse and Children

    James Robert Maxwell



22 January 1906
Cairo, Thomas, Georgia, United States


    Alice May Maxwell


    Infant Maxwell



    Sarah Maxwell


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1887: Polk, Georgia, United States
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wooden furniture, Anglo-Norman French joignour (Old French joigneor, from joinre ‘to join’, ‘to connect’, Latin iungere).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bruice Maxwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Br* Dees in household of H Dees, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Brooks Dees, "United States Census, 1940"

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