Sarah Massey

1895–1995 (Age 100)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Massey was born in 1895, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Hugh Madison Massey, was 44 and her mother, Martha E. "Mattie" Hurt, was 36. She lived in Beat 3, Tate, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died before 1995, in Tate, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Madison Massey
1851–1939
Martha E. "Mattie" Hurt
1859–1906
S B Massey
1880–1883
Madison Hugh Massey
1884–1964
Willie Massey
1886–1986
Sterling Andrew Massey
1889–1969
Lawrence Leonard Massey
1892–1975
Sarah Massey
1895–1995
Frank C Massey
1899–1901

Parents and Siblings

    Male1851–1939Male

    Martha E. "Mattie" Hurt

    Female1859–1906Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 12

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sallie Massey in household of Hugh Massey, "United States Census, 1900"

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