Maybell Corley

28 August 1894–20 September 1953 (Age 59)
Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Maybell

When Maybell Corley was born on 28 August 1894, in Aiken, Aiken, South Carolina, United States, her father, J W Corley, was 31 and her mother, Jane, was 22. She married George L. “Lennie” Jones on 6 April 1913, in Statesboro, Bulloch, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bulloch, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1738, Evans, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 20 September 1953, in Claxton, Evans, Georgia, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in De Loachs Cemetery, Anderson Mill, Bulloch, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George L. “Lennie” Jones
1895–1965
Maybell Corley
1894–1953
Marriage: 6 April 1913
Carlis Jones
1915–
Birtie M Jones
1917–
Erma Jones
1920–
Rufus Jones
1923–
Lee Otis Jones
1924–1980
Elvie Lee Jones
1926–
Nannie Lou Jones
1928–
Cleta Jones
1931–
La Vada Jones
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 April 1913
Statesboro, Bulloch, Georgia, United States
children

(9)

    Carlis Jones

    Male1915–Male

    Birtie M Jones

    Female1917–Female

    Erma Jones

    Female1920–Female

    Rufus Jones

    Male1923–Male

    Male1924–1980Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    J W Corley

    Male1863–Male

    Jane

    Female1872–Female

siblings

(8)

    Lula Corley

    Female1893–1900Female

    Female1894–1953Female

    Early Corley

    Male1896–Male

    Cally Corley

    Male1901–Male

    Female1903–1992Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Curley .2 English: habitational name from Corley in Warwickshire or Coreley in Shropshire, both named with Old English corna, a metathesized form of crona, genitive plural of cron, cran ‘crane’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mabel Corley in household of J W Corley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabell Jones in household of George L Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mabel Jones in household of Lennie J Jones, "United States Census, 1930"

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