Georgia Thelma Cobb

5 February 1913–26 December 1994 (Age 81)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Georgia Thelma

When Georgia Thelma Cobb was born on 5 February 1913, in Georgia, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Cobb, was 56 and her mother, Lucretia Jane Minchew, was 31. She had at least 1 son with Walton Ezekiel O'Quinn. She lived in Sirmans, Clinch, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 32, Charlton, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 26 December 1994, in Brunswick, Glynn, Georgia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Walton Ezekiel O'Quinn
Georgia Thelma Cobb
Walton Ezekiel O'Quinn Jr

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    Walton Ezekiel O'Quinn





    Walton Ezekiel O'Quinn Jr


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 9

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Dorset; also East Anglia):1. from the Middle English byname or personal name Cobbe, Cobba, or its Old Norse cognate Kobbi, which are probably from an element meaning ‘lump’, used to denote a large man. 2. from a reduced form of Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Georgia Oquinn in household of Walter E Oquinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Georgia Oquinn in household of Walton E Oquinn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgia Telma O'Quinn in entry for Walton Ezekiel O'Quinn, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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