Donie Treadwell

1891–1973 (Age 82)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Donie

When Donie Treadwell was born on 3 May 1891, in Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas G. Treadwell, was 31 and her mother, Parthenia Tollison, was 33. She married William Kannon Oxford on 5 October 1941, in Georgia, United States. She lived in Unionville, Tift, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Russellville, Monroe, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 August 1973, in Monroe, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Donie Treadwell
William Kannon Oxford
Marriage: 5 October 1941

Spouse & Children

5 October 1941
Georgia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas G. Treadwell


  • Parthenia Tollison




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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): metonymic occupational name for a fuller, from Middle English tred(en) ‘to tread’ + well ‘well’. Fulling was the process by which newly woven cloth was cleaned and shrunk by the use of heat, water, and pressure (from treading) before finally being stretched and laid out to dry on tenter hooks.

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

Sources (3)

  • Donie M Treadwell in household of Aldine E Treadwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Do* May* Treadwell in household of T G Treadwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donie M Treadwel in household of Thom G Treadwel, "United States Census, 1910"

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