John William Comegys

17 May 1893–24 February 1964 (Age 70)
Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Comegys was born on 17 May 1893, in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United States, his father, Cornelius Pinkney Comegys, was 30 and his mother, Cicely Leonora Byram, was 30. He lived in Elmo, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 24 February 1964, in Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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Cornelius Pinkney Comegys
Cicely Leonora Byram
Mollie Comegys
Alpha Comegys
Omega Comegys
Ellen Levinia COMEGYS
Samuel Henry Comegys
Rosa Lee Comegys
John William Comegys
Saul Wesley Comegys
Daniel Tucker Comegys
Cornelius Pinkney Comegys
James Harry Comegys

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelius Pinkney Comegys


    Cicely Leonora Byram




    Mollie Comegys


    Ellen Levinia COMEGYS



    Rosa Lee Comegys



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World Events (8)

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. In the U.S. the name occurs chiefly in MD and OH.

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

Sources (3)

  • John W Cornegys in household of Cornelius Cornegys, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John William Comegys, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • John William Comegys, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

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