William Alonzo "Lon" Scrivner

Brief Life History of William Alonzo "Lon"

When William Alonzo "Lon" Scrivner was born on 27 September 1878, in Sunset Valley, Travis, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Worth Scrivner, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Arene Hargrove, was 26. He married Nellie Hazel Barnhart on 15 September 1903, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1880 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 November 1959, in Aransas Pass, San Patricio, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Aransas Pass, San Patricio, Texas, United States.

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William Alonzo "Lon" Scrivner
Nellie Hazel Barnhart
Marriage: 15 September 1903
Worth Barnhart Scrivner
Mary Louise Scrivner

Sources (13)

  • William Q Serivners, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Alonzo Scrivener, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William Alanzo Scrivner, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Scrivener .

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

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Memories - Book 1 (Uncle Lon and Aunt Nell Scrivner)

The following entry is included in Jackie Collier McCarty Howell's book of memories: -5- Uncle Lon and Aunt Nell Scrivner 10/15/2013 William Alonzo Scrivner was the son of Thomas Worth Scrivner and …

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