Rebecca Elizabeth Kline

Female1893–

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Rebecca Elizabeth Kline was born in 1893, in Georgia, United States.

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Sam Houston Gilbert
1885–1936
Rebecca Elizabeth Kline
1893–

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    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 0

    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 5

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German, Dutch, and Jewish Klein .

    Slovenian: derivative of klin ‘wedge, wooden peg’, used as a topographic name for someone who lived on a wedge-shaped piece of land.

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

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