Johnnie William McGavock

24 September 1905–25 October 1996 (Age 91)
Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, USA

The Life of Johnnie William

When Johnnie William McGavock was born on 24 September 1905, his father, Dock Napoleon McGavock, was 45 and his mother, Pernetta Jane Weast, was 29. He died on 25 October 1996, at the age of 91, and was buried in Silverton, Briscoe, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhabhóig ‘son of Dabhóg’, a Gaelic pet form of the personal name David .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johnnie Mcgavock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Johnie P Mcgavack in household of Dock Mcgavack, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Mcgavock in household of Dock N Mcgavock, "United States Census, 1920"

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