Joseph Allen Easterwood

16 January 1887–24 March 1960 (Age 73)
Coweta, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Allen

When Joseph Allen Easterwood was born on 16 January 1887, in Coweta, Georgia, United States, his father, John William Lawrence Easterwood, was 50 and his mother, Elmyra, Elmira Harlin, was 36. He married Ollie Lavena Cook on 8 April 1912, in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. He lived in United States in 1949 and Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1950. He died on 24 March 1960, in Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Concord, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Joseph Allen Easterwood
Ollie Lavena Cook
Marriage: 8 April 1912

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1912Concord, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
    Age 6
    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.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 20
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Osterholz or Osterwald, a habitational name from any of several places Germany, or of its Dutch cognates Oosterwoud and Oosterwold.

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

    Sources (16)

    • J A Eastwood, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Allen Easterwood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Joseph Allen Easterwood, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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