Alphues A. Landrum

14 March 1900–28 September 1978 (Age 78)
Lumberton, Lamar, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Alphues A.

When Alphues A. Landrum was born on 14 March 1900, in Lumberton, Lamar, Mississippi, United States, his father, William Riley Landrum Jr, was 46 and his mother, Rachel Bounds, was 36. He had at least 5 sons and 8 daughters with Magdalene Nicholson. He lived in Beat 5, Pearl River, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 5, Forrest, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 28 September 1978, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hickory Grove, Pearl River, Mississippi, United States.

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Alphues A. Landrum
Magdalene Nicholson
William Randolphus Landrum
William Rudolph Landrum
Johnny Alfred Landrum
Horace Allen Landrum
Martin Luther Landrum
Bonnie Jean Landrum
Berta LauVerna Landrum
Betty Martia Landrum
Gloria Marlene Landrum
Eathel Aldine Landrum
Alice Landrum
Selma Louise Landrum
Prisilla "Henry" Landrum

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 7

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 23

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

Name Meaning

Possibly of northern Irish or Scottish origin: unexplained. This is a common name in GA. There is said to be a Cherokee connection.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alphus Landrum in household of William A Landrum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alphus Landrum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alpheus Landrum, "United States Census, 1940"

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