Etha Mae Overstreet

24 May 1910–9 March 2003 (Age 92)
, Emanuel, Georgia, USA

The Life of Etha Mae

When Etha Mae Overstreet was born on 24 May 1910, her father, Mack Minton Overstreet, was 22 and her mother, Jodie Quinney, was 19. She married Daniel Brinson about 1928, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Swainsboro, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 9 March 2003, in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Brinson
Etha Mae Overstreet
Marriage: about 1928
Benton Brinson

Spouse and Children

about 1928
Georgia, United States


Parents and Siblings





    Alma Overstreet




    Hollis Minton Overstreet


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 12

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Dutch and Belgian Overstraete, a topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the street’, or a habitational name from a place so named. According to Debrabandere this is a Brabantine name, originating from the Hof ter Overstraeten in Sint-Martens-Lennik.2 Americanized form of German Oberstrass or Low German Overstraat, a topographic name from a field so named, in particular one near Wermelskirchen in Rhineland.

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

Sources (2)

  • Etha M ? Overstreet in household of M M Overstreet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Etha M Brinson in household of Dan Brinson, "United States Census, 1940"

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