Mozelle Margaret Proctor

25 April 1896–29 September 1953 (Age 57)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mozelle Margaret

When Mozelle Margaret Proctor was born on 25 April 1896, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Proctor, was 23 and her mother, Mature Johnson, was 16. She married Earlie Lee McCool on 21 June 1914, in Attala, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Kosciusko, Attala, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Beat 3, Leake, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 29 September 1953, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Thomastown Baptist Cemetery, Thomastown, Leake, Mississippi, United States.

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Earlie Lee McCool
Mozelle Margaret Proctor
Marriage: 21 June 1914
Hilda Pearl McCool
Mabel Earl McCool

Spouse and Children

21 June 1914
Attala, Mississippi, United States


    Hilda Pearl McCool


    Mabel Earl McCool


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 11

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (reduced from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mozelle Young in household of K C Young, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mozelle Young in household of Kay C Young, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mozelle McCool in household of Earlie McCool, "United States Census, 1920"

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