Luther Dewey BAGGETT[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Male 1903 - 1978


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  • Born  31 Dec 1903  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 May 1978  Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Hall Cemetery, Modoc, Emanuel Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Luther Dewey BAGGETT, the youngest son of Clifford C. Pierce and Joshua E. Baggett, was born on 31 December 1903 in Emanuel County, Georgia. He was named as a son (Luther D., aged 6 years) in his parents' household in the 1910 Emanuel County census. In the 1920 Emanuel County census, he was listed as Dewey, aged 16 years. He also was named as a surviving son in his father's 1934 obituary and in his mother's 1948 obituary.

      He married Matie Hayes in Emanuel County on 22 October 1922. They were married by L. L. Deal, M.G. Matie was born on 14 January 1907 in Emanuel County, daughter of Nola Hall and Leroy Hayes.

      They were recorded in the 1930 Emanuel County census as follows: Dewey Baggett, head, rented house, lived on a farm, age 27, age 20 when first married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, farmer, general farm, self-employed, was working at time of census, was not a veteran; Matie, wife, housekeeper, age 23, age 16 when first married, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia; and, Nola Hayes, mother-in-law, age 47, widow, cannot read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia.

      He moved to Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida with his mother and brother. They were recorded in the 1935 Florida Population census in Fort Lauderdale as follows: Mrs. Clifford Baggett, 635 N.E. 1st Ave., inside city limits, age 52, white, widow, born in Georgia, grammar school education, rented, child nurse; Robert Lee Baggett, age 24, son, born in Georgia, grammar school education, roofer; and, Luther Dewey Baggett, age 21, son, born in Georgia, grammar school education, roofer.

      Luther lived in a rented house, $5 a month rent, at 640 North Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale when the 1940 Broward County census was taken. The family was recorded as follows: L. D. Baggett, head, age 31, married, completed eight grades of school, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, was not at work the week of 24 March but had a job, proprietor roofing company, building construction industry, worked on own account, worked 50 weeks in 1939, earned no salary in 1939, had other sources of income in 1939; Mittie Baggett, wife, age 33, married, completed eight grades of school, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, was at work the week of 24 March, worked 54 hours the week of 24 March, checker at laundry, wage earner, worked 30 weeks in 1939, earned $240 in wages in 1939, had no other source of income in 1939; and, Cecelia Baggett, answered census questions, mother, age 66, widow, married, completed eight grades of school, born in Georgia, lived in the same place on 1 April 1935, engaged in housework, had no source of income in 1939.

      Dewey died on 7 May 1978 in Swainsboro and was buried in Hall Cemetery, Modoc, Emanuel County.

      No issue.

      Matie married second Melvin Molvig.

      Matie died on 11 January 1982 in Shreveport, Louisiana, and was buried near Dewey in Hall Cemetery.
    Person ID  I564  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  6 Aug 2012 

    Father  Joshua E. BAGGETT,   b. 6 Nov 1866, Jefferson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1934 
    Mother  Clifford Clamantha PIERCE,   b. 7 May 1874, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1948, Broward County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Mar 1892  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F105  Group Sheet

    Family  Matie HAYES,   b. 14 Jan 1907, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1982, Shreveport, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Oct 1922  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  24 Jan 2011 
    Family ID  F481  Group Sheet


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