Ura O Garrett

1 February 1894–23 September 1985 (Age 91)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ura O

When Ura O Garrett was born on 1 February 1894, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James Henry "Buck" Garrett, was 23 and her mother, Georgia L. McLean, was 38. She married Anguish Isaiah Diggs on 4 January 1914, in Montgomery, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Caney Township, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Walnut Township, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 September 1985, in Glenwood, Pike, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Hickory Station, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anguish Isaiah Diggs
Ura O Garrett
Marriage: 4 January 1914
Nobie Thelma Diggs
Thelma May Diggs
Cecil C Diggs

Spouse and Children

4 January 1914
Montgomery, Arkansas, United States



    Thelma May Diggs


    Cecil C Diggs


Parents and Siblings

    James Henry "Buck" Garrett


    Georgia L. McLean




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 10

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ura O Diggs in household of Anguish A Diggs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ura O Diggs in household of Anguish Diggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ura O Garrett in household of Jesse H Garrett, "United States Census, 1900"

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