Mary Frances Hargett

8 October 1904–29 December 1997 (Age 93)
Pollocksville, Jones, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Hargett was born on 8 October 1904, in Pollocksville, Jones, North Carolina, United States, her father, Abner Jackson Hargett, was 36 and her mother, Alice Kate Wroten, was 28. She married Earl Leo Waters on 26 June 1926, in Township 1 White Oak, Jones, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States for about 27 years and Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States in 1986. She died on 29 December 1997, in Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Pollocksville, Jones, North Carolina, United States.

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Earl Leo Waters
Mary Frances Hargett
Marriage: 26 June 1926
Frances Estelle Waters

Spouse and Children

26 June 1926
Township 1 White Oak, Jones, North Carolina, United States


    Frances Estelle Waters


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 10

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of English Hargate, a habitational name from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, which is named with Old Norse hórgr ‘cairn’, ‘heap of stones’ + gata ‘road’.2 variant of German Hergert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie Waters in household of Earl Waters, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marry F Watters in household of Earl L Watters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fannie Hargett in household of Abner J Hargett, "United States Census, 1920"

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