Erastus Moore Page

20 November 1892–20 December 1949 (Age 57)
Rochelle, Wilcox, Georgia, United States

The Life of Erastus Moore

When Erastus Moore Page was born on 20 November 1892, in Rochelle, Wilcox, Georgia, United States, his father, John W. Page, was 38 and his mother, Tabitha Jane Walker, was 29. He married Ockie Belle Crook on 7 March 1915, in Wilcox, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Crisp, Georgia, United States in 1935 and Fitzgerald, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1949, in Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Clay, Florida, United States.

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Erastus Moore Page
Ockie Belle Crook
Marriage: 7 March 1915
James Milton Page

Spouse and Children


    Ockie Belle Crook


7 March 1915
Wilcox, Georgia, United States


    James Milton Page


Parents and Siblings

    John W. Page


    Tabitha Jane Walker




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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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and French: status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.2 North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.3 (Pagé): North American form of French Paget .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Erastus Page in household of Martha Mccullar, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Erastus Page in household of John W Page, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Erastus Page in household of John W Page, "United States Census, 1900"

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