Marvin Pierce Mayes

January 1878–1 June 1950 (Age 72)
Oxford, Calhoun, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin Pierce

When Marvin Pierce Mayes was born in January 1878, in Oxford, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, his father, James Harvey Mayes, was 46 and his mother, Missouri Hughes, was 30. He married Margaret I Williams in 1899, in Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Roby, Fisher, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 6, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 1 June 1950, in De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Roby, Fisher, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Pierce Mayes
Margaret I Williams
Marriage: 1899
Thomas Earnest Mayes
Fred Hubert Mayes
Pauline Mayes
Bertha I Mayes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1899Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1881: Comanche, Texas, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 20
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of May 1, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Marvin Pierce Mayes in entry for Fred Hubert Mayes, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Marvin P Mayes, "United States Census, 1940"
    • M P May in entry for Bertha Alline Brewer, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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