Hinton G Gailey

MaleJanuary 1892–26 May 1966

Brief Life History of Hinton G

When Hinton G Gailey was born in January 1892, in Georgia, United States, his father, Augustus Lafayette Gailey, was 25 and his mother, Cornelia Elizabeth Carlan, was 19. He married Cora Mae Horton before 1914. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in District 872, Whitfield, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, United States in 1966. He registered for military service in 1890. He died on 26 May 1966, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Hinton G Gailey
1892–1966
Cora Mae Horton
1889–1915
Marriage: before 1914
Wilton Rogers Gailey
1913–1974
James Ralph Gailey
1915–1967

Sources (12)

  • Hinton Gailey in household of Augustus L Gailey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hinton G Gailey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Henton G Gailey, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1914
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 1

    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 4

    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.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 20

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire named Gailey, from Old English gagel ‘bog-myrtle’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    In some instances, an altered form of South German Gailer (variant of Geiler ) or of Swiss German Gälli (see Gall ).

    Scottish: from Gaelic Gallaich, a collective name used for the inhabitants of Caithness, who were largely of Scandinavian origin and regarded as ‘foreign’ or ‘strangers’. This is also a collective name (in Ayrshire and adjoining counties) from gallda ‘stranger’.

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

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