Lois Jean 'Mamie" Early

10 December 1925–5 February 2007 (Age 81)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Lois Jean 'Mamie"

When Lois Jean 'Mamie" Early was born on 10 December 1925, in Alabama, United States, her father, Alva Joseph Early, was 24 and her mother, Arbelle Jones, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with Johnnie Jeffrey. She lived in Election Precinct 15 Lowery and Davis Schoolhouse, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Lowery, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 5 February 2007, in Phenix City, Lee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81.

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Johnnie Jeffrey
Lois Jean 'Mamie" Early
Mary Alice Jeffrey

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 16

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Mocháin ( see Mohan ; Gaelic moch means ‘early’ or ‘timely’), or of some other similar surname, for example Ó Mochóir, a shortened form of Ó Mochéirghe, Ó Maoil-Mhochéirghe, from a personal name meaning ‘early rising’.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Earley in Berkshire and Arley in Cheshire, Lancashire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, which derive their names from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.3 English: nickname from Old English eorllīc ‘manly’, ‘noble’, a derivative of eorl ( see Earl ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lois J Earley in household of Alver J Earley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jean Early in household of Alva Early, "United States Census, 1940"

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