Garland Gordon Calcote

Brief Life History of Garland Gordon

When Garland Gordon Calcote was born on 12 November 1907, in Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, his father, Lee Eugene Calcote Sr, was 60 and his mother, Una Mary Rhodus, was 30. He married Angelon Jones on 26 February 1982, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States. He lived in Vaughn, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 5, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 20 January 1985, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lincoln, Mississippi, United States.

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Garland Gordon Calcote
Angelon Jones
Marriage: 26 February 1982

Sources (9)

  • Garland G Calcote, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Garland Gordon Calcote, "Mississippi, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • Garland Calcote, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places (in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, and elsewhere) named Caldecote or Caldecott, from Old English cald ‘cold’ + cot ‘cottage, dwelling’. It has been suggested that in Old English this expression denoted an unattended shelter for wayfarers, although in fact some places with this name were of considerable status by 1086, when they appear in Domesday Book. In some instances this and some of the other shortened forms may have arisen from Calcot in Berkshire, Collacott(s) in Devon, or Calcutt in Wiltshire, in all of which the first element apparently comes from the Old English personal name Cola (see Cole 2) or the word col ‘(char)coal’, in which case the meaning would be something like ‘coalshed’.

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

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