Georgia Bell Underwood

1 August 1898–14 October 1985 (Age 87)
Rhine, Dodge, Georgia, United States

The Life of Georgia Bell

When Georgia Bell Underwood was born on 1 August 1898, in Rhine, Dodge, Georgia, United States, her father, Carlos Rhodes Underwood, was 24 and her mother, Lula Freedonia Hattaway, was 19. She married James Bryant Huff on 9 June 1918. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in District 1702, Dodge, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Avon Park, Highlands, Florida, United States in 1930. She died on 14 October 1985, in Eastman, Dodge, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

James Bryant Huff
Georgia Bell Underwood
Marriage: 9 June 1918
Vera Huff
Marie Huff
Azalee Huff
Catherine Huff
James Bryant Huff JR
Shirley B Huff
Joyce Huff
Gene Talmage Huff
George B Huff
Fay Lillian Huff

Spouse and Children

9 June 1918



    Marie Huff



    Catherine Huff



+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

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.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 24

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near or in a wood, from Middle English under + wude, wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and the former county of Ayrshire (from Old English under + wudu).

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

Sources (3)

  • Georgia B Huff in household of James B Huff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgia Bell Huff in household of James B Huff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Georgia B Huff in household of James B Huff, "United States Census, 1940"

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