Mary Lou Ansley

June 1888–15 June 1963 (Age 75)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Lou

When Mary Lou Ansley was born in June 1888, in Georgia, United States, her father, Edgar D Ansley, was 24 and her mother, Cora Prince, was 21. She married George Washington Gantt Jr. on 15 April 1911, in Bibb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 15 June 1963, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75.

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George Washington Gantt Jr.
Mary Lou Ansley
Marriage: 15 April 1911
George W Gantt Jr
Cora Ansley Gantt

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia
Age 5
The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 20
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from such places as Ansley in Warwick-shire or Annesley in Nottinghamshire. The former is named with Old English ānsetl ‘hermitage’+ lēah ‘woodland clearing’; the latter with an Old English personal name An (‘the solitary one’) + lēah. In some cases the American surname may be a respelling of Scottish Ainslie .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Mary L S Gantt in household of George W Gantt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary L Garrett in household of Cora P Ansley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary L Ansley in household of Ed D Ansley, "United States Census, 1900"

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