Maggie Agness Dabney

15 November 1893–1 January 1953 (Age 59)
Kershaw, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Maggie Agness

When Maggie Agness Dabney was born on 15 November 1893, in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, her father, George Washington Dabney, was 46 and her mother, Margaret Jane Munn, was 42. She married G. Arthur Gaskin Sr about 1910, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dekalb, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1953, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Kershaw, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

G. Arthur Gaskin Sr
Maggie Agness Dabney
Marriage: about 1910
G. Arthur Gaskin Jr.
Margaret Gaskin
Mrs Bertie L Gaskin Moody

Spouse and Children

about 1910
South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Dabney


    Margaret Jane Munn




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (of both Norman and Huguenot origin): altered form of French d’Aubigné, a habitational name for someone from any of the various places in northern France called Aubigny or Aubigné, named with the Romano-Gallic personal name Albinius (a derivative of Latin albus ‘white’; compare Alban and Albin ) + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agness Dabney in household of John W Dabney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Agnus Gaskins in household of G A Gaskins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Agnes Dabney in entry for G Arthur Gaskin, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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