Georgie William Ezell

25 September 1917–1 November 1986 (Age 69)
Nelson, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Georgie William

When Georgie William Ezell was born on 25 September 1917, in Nelson, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Roy Thomas Ezell, was 18 and his mother, Vannie Kiper, was 18. He had at least 1 daughter with Mildred Marie Yonts. He lived in Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 1 November 1986, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Georgie William Ezell
1917–1986
Mildred Marie Yonts
1923–
Mary Helen Ezell
1941–1941

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered
Age 9
In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky
Age 19
The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

1 English: of unknown origin. The name was well established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel ; this is a derivative, not the origin.2 Americanized form (under French influence) of German Esel, a nickname from Middle High German esel ‘donkey’.

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

Possible Related Names

Israel
Asel
Ezelle
Ezzell

Sources (11)

  • Geo W Orzell in household of Vannie Orzell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Ezell in household of Willard Abbott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George W Ezell in household of Roy Ezell, "United States Census, 1920"

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