Albert Spriggs

MaleMay 1893–before 1999

Brief Life History of Albert

When Albert Spriggs was born in May 1893, in Georgia, United States, his father, Kaleb Spriggs, was 38 and his mother, Parilee Spriggs, was 36. He lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died before 1999.

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Family Time Line

Kaleb Spriggs
1854–before 1964
Parilee Spriggs
1857–before 1967
Clarence Spriggs
1890–before 1999
Albert Spriggs
1893–before 1999

Sources (2)

  • Albert Spriggs in household of Kaleb Spriggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Albert Spriggs - Government record: birth-name: Albert Spriggs

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

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.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 13

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 29

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sprigg , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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