Pleatius Gorden McCaghren

16 April 1892–15 March 1953 (Age 60)
Haralson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Pleatius Gorden

When Pleatius Gorden McCaghren was born on 16 April 1892, in Haralson, Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Miles McCaghren, was 33 and his mother, V. Mattie George, was 25. He married Gladys Laddies Mullican on 24 March 1929, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 3 Danville, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 15 March 1953, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Johnson Chapel Cemetery, Morgan, Alabama, United States.

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Pleatius Gorden McCaghren
Gladys Laddies Mullican
Marriage: 24 March 1929

Spouse and Children

24 March 1929
Morgan, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

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 4

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eachráin ( see McEachern ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gordon Mccaghren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gordon P Mccaghren in household of Harry M Mccaghren, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gordon Mccaghren in household of Miles Mccaghren, "United States Census, 1910"

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