George Ralph Gregory

7 August 1926–17 February 1996 (Age 69)
Pemiscot, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Ralph

When George Ralph Gregory was born on 7 August 1926, in Pemiscot, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Grigory, was 41 and his mother, Lilly May Parnell, was 28. He married Betty Jean Wattle on 24 December 1949, in Piggott, Clay, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Little Prairie Township, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 17 February 1996, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Caruthersville, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States.

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George Ralph Gregory
Betty Jean Wattle
Marriage: 24 December 1949

Spouse and Children

24 December 1949
Piggott, Clay, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Grigory





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 1

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 19

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Latin: From the Latin name Gregorius, from a Greek word meaning "to watch." The name means "watchful," similar to the name Ira. Griogair is the Gaelic form.

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Sources (3)

  • George Gregory in household of Lillye Gregory, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George R Grigory in household of George Grigory, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George R Grigory, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"

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