George Colon Jeffcoat

18 December 1925–17 May 1995 (Age 69)
Livingston, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of George Colon

When George Colon Jeffcoat was born on 18 December 1925, in Livingston, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, his father, George Curtis Jeffcoat, was 44 and his mother, Annie Maude Kelley, was 35. He married Mary Ruth Sturkie on 20 November 1947, in South Carolina, United States. He lived in Hebron Township, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 17 May 1995, in Livingston, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Livingston, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.

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George Colon Jeffcoat
Mary Ruth Sturkie
Marriage: 20 November 1947

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20 November 1947
South Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Jeffrey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Colon Jefcoat in household of G Curtis Jefcoat, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Colan Jeffcoat in household of Curtis Jeffcoat, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George C Or Red Jeffcoat in entry for Mrs Mary Ruth Sturkie Jeffcoat, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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