Thomas Rook Easterby

1 December 1898–29 July 1982 (Age 83)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Rook

When Thomas Rook Easterby was born on 1 December 1898, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Anthony Selinas Easterby, was 36 and his mother, Laura A Martin, was 36. He lived in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States for about 30 years and Greenville Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 29 July 1982, at the age of 83, and was buried in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rook Easterby
1898–1982
Juanita Wilkes
1902–1964

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Anthony Selinas Easterby

    Male1862–1915Male

    Female1862–1946Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 18

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1920

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Oesterle or a variant of the English topographic name Eastley, from Old English ēast ‘east’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tom R Easterby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas R Easterby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas R Easterby, "United States Census, 1940"

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