Carl Dewey McGee

24 March 1902–14 May 1974 (Age 72)
Pawnee, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Carl Dewey

When Carl Dewey McGee was born on 24 March 1902, in Pawnee, Pawnee, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Jesse Milton McGee, was 51 and his mother, Mary Parks Hampton, was 42. He married Glessa L Johnson on 25 December 1928, in Noble, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 May 1974, in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 72.

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Carl Dewey McGee
Glessa L Johnson
Marriage: 25 December 1928
Carl D Mcgee

Spouse and Children

25 December 1928
Noble, Oklahoma, United States


    Carl D Mcgee


Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Milton McGee


    Mary Parks Hampton




    Bertha McGee




    Lucien Wesley McGee


    Miles E McGee


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 19

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl D Mcgee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl D Mcgee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl Mcgee in household of Jesse M Mcgee, "United States Census, 1910"

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