Lyde Miller Jernigan

MaleFebruary 1881–1944

Brief Life History of Lyde Miller

When Lyde Miller Jernigan was born in February 1881, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Abner Madison Jernigan, was 31 and his mother, Clara Olivia Mixon, was 28. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Lena Mae Gainey. He lived in Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and District 1634, Jenkins, Georgia, United States in 1930. He died in 1944, at the age of 63, and was buried in Waynesboro, Burke, Georgia, United States.

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Lyde Miller Jernigan
Lena Mae Gainey
Alton Jernigan
Margaret Elizabeth Jernigan
Mildred Jernigan
Lyde Miller "Sonny" Jernigan Jr
John Jernigan
William "Bill" Jernigan

Sources (11)

  • Lide Jernigan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lide Jernigan, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Lyde Miller Jernigan, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 12

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): of uncertain origin. Reaney believes it to be of Breton origin, probably identical with the Old Breton personal name Iarnuuocon ‘iron famous’, taken to East Anglia by Bretons at the time of the Norman Conquest. Compare Journigan .

History: Thomas Jernigan was granted land at Somerton, VA, in 1668. Many of his descendants were sea captains. His son, also called Thomas, settled on Martha's Vineyard, MA, in 1712.

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

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