Madeline Gammon

20 December 1901–18 November 1985 (Age 83)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Madeline

When Madeline Gammon was born on 20 December 1901, in Georgia, United States, her father, Edward Montague Gammon, was 27 and her mother, Nell Wyly, was 29. She died on 18 November 1985, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 5

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Game . 2. from Anglo-Norman French gambon ‘ham’, a diminutive of gambe, Norman-Picard form of Old French jambe ‘leg’ (Late Latin gamba), hence probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the legs or gait.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Madeline W Gammon in household of Montague Gammon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Madeline Gammon - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Madeline Gammon

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