Rebecca Maye Warden

29 July 1916–14 April 1964 (Age 47)
Laurel Springs, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca Maye

When Rebecca Maye Warden was born on 29 July 1916, in Laurel Springs, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States, her father, William W Warden, was 44 and her mother, Mary Ellen Black, was 34. She married Ray Craig Plummer on 14 June 1946, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Cranberry Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 April 1964, in High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Ray Craig Plummer
Rebecca Maye Warden
Marriage: 14 June 1946

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14 June 1946
Davidson, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 2

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 13

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 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Norman French wardein (a derivative of warder ‘to guard’).2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Bedfordshire, County Durham, Kent, Northumbria, and Northamptonshire, called Warden, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + dūn ‘hill’. Compare Wardlaw and Wardle 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maye Warden in household of William W Warden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May Warden in household of William W Warden, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rebecca Maye Warden, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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