Iva Hazel Gwartney

17 March 1919–7 July 2002 (Age 83)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Iva Hazel

When Iva Hazel Gwartney was born on 17 March 1919, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, James M. Gwartney, was 41 and her mother, Roxie Viola Moore, was 17. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with James D. Gillum. She lived in Bryan Township, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States in 1998. She died on 7 July 2002, in Claypool, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rose, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James D. Gillum
1916–1962
Iva Hazel Gwartney
1919–2002
Carolyn Gillum
1937–
Morris Delane Gillum
1939–2012
Kenneth Gillum
1940–2006

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Carolyn Gillum

    Female1937–Female

    Male1939–2012Male

    Kenneth Gillum

    Male1940–2006Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1878–1954Male

    Roxie Viola Moore

    Female1901–1981Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1898–1986Male

    Jessie C. Gwartney

    Male1902–Male

    Clifford Jackson Gwartney

    Male1903–1983Male

    Goldie Lennie Gwartney

    Female1906–2000Female

    Female1919–2002Female

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 2

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1941

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of Welsh Gwaltney .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Iva Gordon in household of Jim Gordon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ina H Gwartney in household of Jim Gwartney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iva *Llum in household of James D *Llum, "United States Census, 1940"

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