Joe Thomas Peavy

1890–1950 (Age 60)
Warthen, Washington, Georgia, United States

The Life of Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas Peavy was born on 9 June 1890, in Warthen, Washington, Georgia, United States. He had at least 2 sons with Trudy J Screws. He lived in District 1488, Washington, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 8 October 1950, in Washington, Georgia, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Tennille, Washington, Georgia, United States.

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Joe Thomas Peavy
Trudy J Screws
Robert L Peavy
Horace Mathis Peavy

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 3

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 6

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 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

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

English or Scottish: unexplained.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joe Peavy in household of B J Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe Peavy in entry for Robert L Peavy, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"
  • Joe T Peavy, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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