Francis Marion Massingill

17 January 1877–20 February 1953 (Age 76)
Gordon, Georgia, United States

The Life of Francis Marion

Francis Marion Massingill was born on 17 January 1877, in Gordon, Georgia, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Laura cagle. He died on 20 February 1953, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Massingill
1877–1953
Laura cagle
1883–1969
Clifford J Massingill
1904–
Thomas S Massingill
1906–
Ruth M Massingill
1909–1996

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Clifford J Massingill

    Male1904–Male

    Thomas S Massingill

    Male1906–Male

    Female1909–1996Female

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 16

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Masongill ( see Massengill ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Laura Massingill in household of Marion F Massingill, "United States Census, 1910"

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