Dewey Hopson Harbin

16 May 1898–25 May 1986 (Age 88)
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

The Life of Dewey Hopson

When Dewey Hopson Harbin was born on 16 May 1898, his father, William Sterling Kemp Harbin, was 30 and his mother, Martha Emma Garvin, was 30. He married Lelia Aldine Bartlett on 9 November 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 652, Campbell, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 25 May 1986, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Dewey Hopson Harbin
Lelia Aldine Bartlett
Marriage: 9 November 1920
Myrtle Barbara Harbin
Dewey Hobson Jr Harbin

Spouse and Children


    Lelia Aldine Bartlett


9 November 1920


    Myrtle Barbara Harbin


    Dewey Hobson Jr Harbin


Parents and Siblings

    William Sterling Kemp Harbin


    Martha Emma Garvin




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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.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 8

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 24

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

Irish (County Clare): variant of Herbert .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dewey H Harbin in household of William T Harbin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • D H Harbin in entry for Harbin, D H, (Infant), "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940"

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