Sam Conley

1890–1990 (Age 100)
Shellman, Bartow, Georgia, United States

The Life of Sam

Sam Conley was born about 1890, in Shellman, Bartow, Georgia, United States as the son of Lue Hardy. He married Gertrude Baines in 1909, in Shellman, Bartow, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died before 1990, in California, United States, at the age of 99.

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Sam Conley
Gertrude Baines
Marriage: 1909
Annabelle Conley

Spouse and Children

Shellman, Bartow, Georgia, United States


    Annabelle Conley


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 3

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.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 32

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Connolly .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Sam Conley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sam Conley - Published information: birth-name: Sam Conley

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