Alonzo "Lonnie" Carnes

8 September 1895–3 August 1987 (Age 91)
Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States

The Life of Alonzo "Lonnie"

When Alonzo "Lonnie" Carnes was born on 8 September 1895, his father, Wellborn Wells Carnes, was 45 and his mother, Olivia Catherine Lawson, was 35. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Lillian Belle Sexton. He lived in District 1031, Cherokee, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and District 989, Dawson, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died on 3 August 1987, in Douglasville, Douglas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo "Lonnie" Carnes
1895–1987
Lillian Belle Sexton
1892–1941
Clifton Carnes
1915–1966
Ruby E Carnes
1915–1980
Cleo Estelle Carnes
1916–1995
George Clifford Carnes
1922–2004

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Male1915–1966Male

    Ruby E Carnes

    Female1915–1980Female

    Female1916–1995Female

    George Clifford Carnes

    Male1922–2004Male

Parents and Siblings

    Wellborn Wells Carnes

    Male1850–1910Male

    Olivia Catherine Lawson

    Female1859–1922Female

siblings

(10)

    Henry Wesson Carnes

    Male1875–1925Male

    Male1878–1953Male

    Female1881–1957Female

    Rebecca Caroline Carnes

    Female1884–1940Female

    Female1888–1973Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 11

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment.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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Kearns .2 Scottish: variant of Cairns .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lon Carnes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lonnie Carns in household of Wilburn W Carns, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lonnie Carnes in household of Willburn W Carnes, "United States Census, 1910"

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