Marion Dred Silas Jr

Brief Life History of Marion Dred

When Marion Dred Silas Jr was born on 9 September 1913, in Warren, Georgia, United States, his father, Marion Dred Silas, was 38 and his mother, Mattie M. Howell, was 34. He married Jessie Mae Johnson on 21 September 1935, in Glascock, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Gibson, Glascock, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Langley Township, Aiken, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 27 January 1993, in Langley, Aiken, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 79.

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Marion Dred Silas Jr
Jessie Mae Johnson
Marriage: 21 September 1935
Mattie Mae Silas

Sources (7)

  • Marion D Silas, "United States Census, 1950"
  • M D Silas, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • M D Silas, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

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

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

English: from the personal name Silas, from Latin Silvanus (see Silvano ).

Americanized form of Hungarian Szilas: from the old personal name Szilas, or from a pet form of the personal names Szilveszter or Szilvánusz (see Sylvester , Silvano ).

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

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