Bert Posey

21 July 1886–17 January 1947 (Age 60)
Lawrence, Alabama, United States

The Life of Bert

When Bert Posey was born on 21 July 1886, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States, his father, William Lewis Posey, was 42 and his mother, Mary A. E. Thornton, was 29. He married Eliza Evaline Posey on 20 December 1908, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. He lived in Moulton, Lawrence, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 7 Moulton, Lawrence, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 January 1947, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Moulton, Lawrence, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bert Posey
Eliza Evaline Posey
Marriage: 20 December 1908

Spouse and Children


    Eliza Evaline Posey


20 December 1908
Morgan, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Lewis Posey


    Mary A. E. Thornton




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 9

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 17

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pose (or Poser 2), a habitational name from Posa or Poserna, south of Merseburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German pōse ‘lump’, ‘pile’ (from which the place names may also derive).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William R Posey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William R Posey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R Posey, "United States Census, 1910"

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