Linwood Amos Agee

17 July 1901–5 May 1962 (Age 60)
McDowell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Linwood Amos

When Linwood Amos Agee was born on 17 July 1901, in McDowell, West Virginia, United States, his father, Jesse Leftridge Agee, was 18 and his mother, Gilla Gustavia Gertrude 'Goldie' Graham, was 16. He lived in Williamson, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 5 May 1962, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 60.

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a variant of Ajean, i.e. (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’ ( see Agent ), or of Ager .

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

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  • Linwood A Agee, "United States Census, 1930"

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