Gussie Julia Ring

Female7 February 1913–31 January 1999

Brief Life History of Gussie Julia

When Gussie Julia Ring was born on 7 February 1913, in Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, John G Ring, was 16 and her mother, Judy Julia Diantha Chaney, was 21. She lived in Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 518, Irwin, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 31 January 1999, in Ocilla, Irwin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lax, Irwin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John G Ring
Judy Julia Diantha Chaney
Gussie Julia Ring
Arsie Diantha Ring
Bessie Talitha Ring
Annie Louise Ring
Telitha Ring
John Goldsby Ring
Juanita Ring
J. Gabriel Ring
Gabe Ring
Emmett Eugene Ring
Elton Ring
Charles Ring

Sources (5)

  • Gussie Ring in household of John Ring, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gussie Julia Ring, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gussie Ring in household of John Ring, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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

Age 9

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.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Danish, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of rings (from Middle English ring, Middle High German rinc, Middle Dutch ring), either to be worn as jewelry or as component parts of chain-mail, harnesses, and other objects. It may also have arisen as a nickname for a wearer of a ring. This name (of German origin) is also found in Slovenia and in Czechia. Compare English Ringer and German Rink .

Norwegian: variant of Ringen .

German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German rink, rinc ‘circle’ for someone who lived at a square or market place; or a nickname for a quick or slight, small person, from Middle High German ringe ‘quick, nimble; small, not noteworthy’.

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

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