Ollie Ophelia Crockett

31 October 1877–2 April 1969 (Age 91)
Polk, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ollie Ophelia

When Ollie Ophelia Crockett was born on 31 October 1877, in Polk, Georgia, United States, her father, James Memory Crockett, was 24 and her mother, Mary E Wilson, was 20. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Charles Richard Boyles. She lived in Cedartown, Paulding, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 April 1969, in Polk, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Polk, Georgia, United States.

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Charles Richard Boyles
Ollie Ophelia Crockett
Mary Evelyn Boyles
Charles Richard Boyles Jr

Spouse and Children



    Mary Evelyn Boyles


    Charles Richard Boyles Jr


Parents and Siblings

    James Memory Crockett


    Mary E Wilson




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 16

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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 24

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (Galloway): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Middle English croket ‘large curl’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl’, ‘hook’).2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riocaird ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allie Bayles in household of Charles R Bayles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie Boyles in household of C R Boyles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ollie Boyles in household of Charley Boyles, "United States Census, 1910"

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