Tempie Mae Westberry

15 November 1890–5 August 1986 (Age 95)
Wayne, Georgia, United States

The Life of Tempie Mae

When Tempie Mae Westberry was born on 15 November 1890, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, her father, James Randall Westberry, was 46 and her mother, Millzina Bennett, was 42. She married Ralph Lester Reddish on 23 February 1910. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in District 583, Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 5 August 1986, in Odum, Wayne, Georgia, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Lester Reddish
1889–1967
Tempie Mae Westberry
1890–1986
Marriage: 23 February 1910
Thelma Lauree Reddish
1911–2004
Lester Ralph Reddish
1916–2001
Ralph Lester Reddish
1920–
Mary E Reddish
1922–2017
Vernon Reddish
1924–
Aline Reddish
1926–
Etheline Reddish
1929–
Robert Stafford Reddish
1931–1931
Twyla Reddish
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1910
children

(9)

    Thelma Lauree Reddish

    Female1911–2004Female

    Male1916–2001Male

    Ralph Lester Reddish

    Male1920–Male

    Mary E Reddish

    Female1922–2017Female

    Vernon Reddish

    Male1924–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Randall Westberry

    Male1844–1928Male

    Millzina Bennett

    Female1848–1929Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 3

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Westberg 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tempie Reddish in household of Ralph L Reddish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Temfie Reddish in household of Ralph Reddish, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tempie Reddish in household of Ralph Reddish, "United States Census, 1940"

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