George Hensen Mayo

9 April 1895–25 December 1980 (Age 85)
Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of George Hensen

When George Hensen Mayo was born on 9 April 1895, in Williamson, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Mayo, was 28 and his mother, Edith Virginia Ferguson, was 30. He had at least 4 daughters with Lillie Mae Tunnell. He lived in Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 3, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1980, in Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Union Chapel Cemetery, Garden Valley, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hensen Mayo
Lillie Mae Tunnell
Honey Mayo
Jimmie Estelle Mayo
Mary Inez Mayo
Dorothy N Mayo

Spouse and Children


    Lillie Mae Tunnell




    Honey Mayo


    Jimmie Estelle Mayo


    Mary Inez Mayo


    Dorothy N Mayo


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Mayo


    Edith Virginia Ferguson




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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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Mayhew .2 Variant of French Mailhot .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George H Mayo in household of Thomas J Mayo, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Mayo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George H Mayo in household of Jefferson Mayo, "United States Census, 1900"

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