Sgt. Garland Espy Oates

20 January 1888–1 January 1954 (Age 65)
Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Garland Espy

When Sgt. Garland Espy Oates was born on 20 January 1888, in Old Fort, McDowell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Russell Malone Oates, was 24 and his mother, Lillian Roxana Williams, was 17. He married Nancy Louise Sinclair on 25 June 1910, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Edneyville Township, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 1 January 1954, at the age of 65, and was buried in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

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Sgt. Garland Espy Oates
Nancy Louise Sinclair
Marriage: 25 June 1910
Garland Sinclair Oates Sr.
Duloris Oates
Paul M Oates

Spouse and Children

25 June 1910
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Russell Malone Oates


    Lillian Roxana Williams





    Robert Lee Oates


    Annie Rollins Oates


    Alex Lillian Oates



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1890 · Daughters of the American Revolution Founded

Age 2

"On October 11, 1890, the ""Daughters of the American Revolution"" is founded by Mary Desha, Mary Smith Lockwood, Ellen Hardin Walworth, and Eugenia Washington."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Ode ( see Ott ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Garland E Oates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Garland E Ostes in household of Russel Ostes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Garland C Oates, "United States Census, 1920"

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