Marguerite Carnes

1920–6 February 2010 (Age 90)
Isaacs Cemetery, McVille, Attala, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Marguerite

When Marguerite Carnes was born in 1920, her father, Elisha Fred Carnes, was 27 and her mother, Nannie Lucille McMillan, was 23. She lived in Beat 3, Leake, Mississippi, United States in 1940 and Southaven, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States in 2011. She died on 6 February 2010, at the age of 90, and was buried in Isaacs Cemetery, McVille, Attala, Mississippi, United States.

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Oscar Lee Gray
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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 5

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Kearns .2 Scottish: variant of Cairns .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Ann Carnes in household of Elisha F Carnes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marguerete Gray in household of Oscar Gray, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margue Carnes in household of Fred Carnes, "United States Census, 1920"

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