Myrtice Pearl Posey

about 1920–8 November 1976 (Age 56)
Chilton, Alabama, United States

The Life of Myrtice Pearl

When Myrtice Pearl Posey was born about 1920, in Chilton, Alabama, United States, her father, Henry Gains Posey, was 26 and her mother, Mamie K Ray, was 19. She married William Coleman Smith on 22 June 1940, in Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States. She died on 8 November 1976, in Poseys Crossroads, Chilton, Alabama, United States, at the age of 56.

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William Coleman Smith
Myrtice Pearl Posey
Marriage: 22 June 1940

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22 June 1940
Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 0

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 15

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (1)

  • Myrtice Pearl Posey, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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