Reid Postell Carney

13 October 1910–15 June 2008 (Age 97)
Gordon, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Reid Postell

When Reid Postell Carney was born on 13 October 1910, in Gordon, Georgia, United States, his father, Warren Columbus Carney, was 39 and his mother, Leola L Rash, was 39. He lived in Sonoraville, Gordon, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and District 1056, Gordon, Georgia, United States for about 5 years. He died on 15 June 2008, in Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fairmount, Gordon, Georgia, United States.

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Reid Postell Carney
Lula Estelle Gilbert
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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote
Age 12
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 27
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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh ‘descendant of Catharnach’, a byname meaning ‘warlike’.2 Irish: reduced form of McCarney .3 Irish: variant of Cairney .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Reed Carney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reid Carney in household of W C Carney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reed P Carney in household of Warren C Carney, "United States Census, 1920"

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