Fannie Aurelia Pugh

30 November 1891–20 November 1971 (Age 80)
Cherokee, Georgia, United States

The Life of Fannie Aurelia

When Fannie Aurelia Pugh was born on 30 November 1891, in Cherokee, Georgia, United States, her father, John Martin Pugh, was 35 and her mother, Lettie Jefferson, was 30. She married Thomas Powell on 6 April 1919, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in District 792, Cherokee, Georgia, United States in 1910. She died on 20 November 1971, in Calhoun Falls, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Powell
Fannie Aurelia Pugh
Marriage: 6 April 1919
Dorthea Elizabeth Powell

Spouse and Children

6 April 1919
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States


    Dorthea Elizabeth Powell


Parents and Siblings

    John Martin Pugh


    Lettie Jefferson





    Infant Son Pugh


    Jesse Ree Pugh


    Othel Ernest Pugh


    Eva Pugh


+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hugh or ap Huw ‘son of Hugh’ ( see Hughes ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Pugh in household of John M Pugh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fanne A Pugh in household of John M Pugh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fannie Aurelia Pugh Powell, "Find A Grave Index"

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