John Gilmer Feezor

27 May 1888–10 February 1954 (Age 65)
Davidson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Gilmer

When John Gilmer Feezor was born on 27 May 1888, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Lindsay Feezor, was 40 and his mother, Rebekah Ann Cole, was 35. He married Laura Parker Elam on 11 August 1921, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States. He lived in Rich Square, Northampton, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Rocky Mount Township, Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 10 February 1954, in Stem, Granville, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Gilmer Feezor
Laura Parker Elam
Marriage: 11 August 1921

Spouse and Children

11 August 1921
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Lindsay Feezor


    Rebekah Ann Cole




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 9

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Feeser .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John G Feezer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John G Feezor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J Gilmer Feezor in household of W L Feezor, "United States Census, 1910"

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