Alba A. Penley

27 December 1877–2 July 1955 (Age 77)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Alba A.

When Alba A. Penley was born on 27 December 1877, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, Rev Robert Penley, was 36 and her mother, Minerva Jane Williams, was 36. She married Andrew Jackson Ervin on 15 April 1898, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Taylor District, Scott, Virginia, United States for about 60 years. She died on 2 July 1955, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Scott, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Ervin
1876–1969
Alba A. Penley
1877–1955
Marriage: 15 April 1898
Alice Roach Ervin
1899–1988
Sarah Ervin Head
1902–1980
Hulda B. Ervin
1903–
James Wrightly Ervin
1905–1988
Lorne Lee Ervin
1908–1991
Gladys ( twin) Laura Ervin
1913–1935
Dicey (twin) Clarice Ervin
1913–2011
Blanch Ervin
1915–2009
Olene Bernice Ervin
1917–2006
Charles Edgar Ervin
1920–2008

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 17
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 21
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Penleigh in Dilton, Wiltshire.

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

Sources (24)

  • Alba Ervin in household of H Audy Ervin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albie Ervin in household of Andy Ervin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Abby A Penly in household of Robert Penly, "United States Census, 1880"

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