Mary Naomi Garvin

19 February 1891–27 January 1985 (Age 93)
White, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Naomi

When Mary Naomi Garvin was born on 19 February 1891, in White, Indiana, United States, her father, Wilford M Garvin, was 29 and her mother, Stella Hoffine, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Marshall Mason Barlow. She lived in Wolcott, Princeton Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Milroy Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 January 1985, in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Marshall Mason Barlow
Mary Naomi Garvin
Naomi Barlow
Thelma Maxine Barlow
Gerald Barlow
Clyde Mason Barlow
Winifred Loris Barlow
Mary Jean Barlow

Spouse and Children



    Naomi Barlow



    Gerald Barlow



    Winifred Loris Barlow


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Wilford M Garvin





    Jessie Verne Garvin


    Winifred Claire Garvin



    Frank Austin Garvin


    Ted Garvin


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 15

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gairbhín ‘descendant of Gairbhín’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of garbh ‘rough’, ‘cruel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Noami Mary Barlow in household of Mason M Barlow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Naomi Garwin in household of Wilford Garwin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Naomi Barlow in household of Mason Barlow, "United States Census, 1920"

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