Waymoth Grady Posey

26 November 1896–1 March 1917 (Age 20)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Waymoth Grady

When Waymoth Grady Posey was born on 26 November 1896, in North Carolina, United States, his father, James A Posey, was 27 and his mother, Lockey R. Gordon, was 20. He lived in Old Richmond Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 1 March 1917, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Pinnacle, Stokes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James A Posey
1869–1946
Lockey R. Gordon
1876–1972
Waymoth Grady Posey
1896–1917
Mallie Mae Posey
1901–1988
Thelma Posey
1907–1907
Meda Inez Posey
1911–1995

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 7

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pose (or Poser 2), a habitational name from Posa or Poserna, south of Merseburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German pōse ‘lump’, ‘pile’ (from which the place names may also derive).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Waymoth G Posey in household of James A Posey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Waymourth Grady Posey, "United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969"
  • Waymouth Grady Posey, "Kansas, Cemetery Abstracts"

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