Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr.

31 March 1932–22 January 2011 (Age 78)
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States

The Life of Earnest Hoyt

When Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr. was born on 31 March 1932, in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States, his father, Ernest Hoyt Scarborough Sr., was 44 and his mother, Gertrude Paulina Anna Katherina Christofol, was 39. He died on 22 January 2011, in Okanogan, Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Okanogan Cemetery, Okanogan, Okanogan, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Hoyt Scarborough Sr.
1887–1975
Gertrude Paulina Anna Katherina Christofol
1893–1979
Capt William E. Scarborough Sr.
1916–2013
Elfrieda Scarborough
1917–2013
wynona eleanor scarborough
1921–1994
Wynona Scarborough
1922–
CPO Arthur Wheeler Scarborough
1929–2015
Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr.
1932–2011

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Capt William E. Scarborough Sr.

    Male1916–2013Male

    Elfrieda Scarborough

    Female1917–2013Female

    wynona eleanor scarborough

    Female1921–1994Female

    Wynona Scarborough

    Female1922–Female

    CPO Arthur Wheeler Scarborough

    Male1929–2015Male

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 8

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Scarborough on the coast of North Yorkshire, so named from the Old Norse byname Skarði + Old Norse borg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ernest H Scarborough in household of Ernest H Scarborough, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earnest H Scarborough Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Earnest Hoyt Scarborough Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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