Virginia Ann Thaxton

8 August 1936–about 2007 (Age 70)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Virginia Ann

When Virginia Ann Thaxton was born on 8 August 1936, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Fields Thaxton Jr, was 24 and her mother, Mary Loving Saunders, was 20. She married Thomas Bland Harvey on 27 July 1956, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Massies Mill Magisterial District, Nelson, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died about 2007, in Roseland, Nelson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Thomas Bland Harvey
Virginia Ann Thaxton
Marriage: 27 July 1956
Marion Loving Harvey

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27 July 1956
Virginia, United States


    Marion Loving Harvey


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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 5

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): habitational name from Theakston in North Yorkshire, named with an Old English personal name Thēodes + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Anne Thaxton in household of John F Thaxton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Anne Thaxton in entry for David Reid Tyler and Marion Loving Harvey, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Virginia Anne Thaxton, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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