John Ellis McCargo Jr

Male23 February 1918–5 April 1985

Brief Life History of John Ellis

When John Ellis McCargo Jr was born on 23 February 1918, in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Ellis McCargo, was 38 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Womble, was 28. He married Margaret Irene Smith on 25 June 1949, in Morehead Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Wentworth, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 5 April 1985, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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John Ellis McCargo Jr
Margaret Irene Smith
Marriage: 25 June 1949

Sources (17)

  • John E McCargo, Jr, "United States 1950 Census"
  • J Ellis McCargo, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • John Ellis McCargo, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    25 June 1949Morehead Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1920 · Women Get the Vote

    Age 2

    In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 19

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Galloway):

    from Gaelic Mac Gille Cairge, ‘son of the lad of the rock’. See McHarg .

    from Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhearga, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) Fearga’.

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

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