Georgia Elizabeth Creekmore

1912–2009 (Age 97)
Jellico, Campbell, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Georgia Elizabeth

When Georgia Elizabeth Creekmore was born in 1912, in Jellico, Campbell, Tennessee, United States, her father, Sylvester Creekmore, was 32 and her mother, Jessie Hollingsworth, was 23. She died in 2009, in Jellico, Campbell, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 97.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 19

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 29

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a place in Dorset named Creekmoor, from Middle English crike ‘creek’, ‘inlet’ + more ‘moor’, ‘marshy ground’. However, this surname is not found in current English records.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Creekmore in household of S Creekmore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgia Creekmore in household of Sylvester Creekmore, "United States Census, 1920"

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