Virginia Lee Bradley

2 June 1898–28 April 1987 (Age 88)
Dorsey, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Virginia Lee

When Virginia Lee Bradley was born on 2 June 1898, in Dorsey, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, her father, William Wesley Bradley, was 36 and her mother, Francis Adella Wigginton, was 35. She married Curtis Earl Ganaway on 10 October 1925, in Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States. She lived in Beat 3, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 April 1987, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 88.

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Curtis Earl Ganaway
Virginia Lee Bradley
Marriage: 10 October 1925

Spouse and Children

10 October 1925
Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 9

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.3 Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Vergie L Bradley in household of Robert L Bradley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgie L Ganaway in household of Curtis E Ganaway, "United States Census, 1930"

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