Georgia Elizebeth Liter

1895–1985 (Age 90)
Literberry, Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Georgia Elizebeth

When Georgia Elizebeth Liter was born on 14 January 1895, in Literberry, Morgan, Illinois, United States, her father, George Thomas Liter, was 55 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Colston, was 38. She married John Harrison Martin on 2 May 1934, in Morgan, Illinois, United States. She lived in Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Sinclair Twp, Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in March 1985, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Georgia Elizebeth Liter
1895–1985
John Harrison Martin
1884–1972
Marriage: 2 May 1934

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 May 1934
Morgan, Illinois, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1839–1918Male

  • Elizabeth Ann Colston

    Female1856–1931Female

siblings

(6)

  • Female1886–1969Female

  • Lillian Maude Liter

    Female1889–1933Female

  • L. Maudud Lites

    Female1889–Female

  • Female1895–1985Female

  • Georgia E. Lites

    Female1895–Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Georgia Martin in household of John H Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Georgia E Liter in household of G T Liter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Georgia E in household of George T Liler, "United States Census, 1910"

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