Margett Mallissa Matthews

1870–16 February 1948 (Age 78)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Margett Mallissa

When Margett Mallissa Matthews was born in 1870, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Harris, was 65 and her mother, Louisa Holley, was 31. She died on 16 February 1948, in Batesburg, Lexington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Harris
1805–1924
Louisa Holley
1839–1926
Mary Catherine Harris
1861–1942
Lucy Ellen Harris
1865–1953
Margett Mallissa Matthews
1870–1948
Jennie Lee Smith
1873–1922

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Harris

    Male1805–1924Male

    Louisa Holley

    Female1839–1926Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 1

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Matthew . In North America, this form has assimilated numerous vernacular derivatives in other languages of Latin Mat(t)hias and Matthaeus.2 Irish (Ulster and County Louth): used as an Americanized form of McMahon .

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

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  • Margett Mallissa Matthews, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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