William Matt McGuffee

Brief Life History of William Matt

When William Matt McGuffee was born on 18 March 1894, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, his father, Monroe N. McGUFFEE, was 33 and his mother, Mollie Jane Hall, was 25. He married Janie Elizabeth Bell on 19 May 1929, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 5, Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Moore, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 3 January 1968, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee, United States.

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William Matt McGuffee
1894–1968
Janie Elizabeth Bell
1912–1995
Marriage: 19 May 1929
James Thomas Mcguffee
1930–1932
June McGuffey
1936–2002

Sources (20)

  • Matt Mcguffee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Matt McGuffey, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • William Maththew McGuffey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

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.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McGuffey .

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

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