Harvey Robert Nowlin

1890–1951 (Age 61)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Harvey Robert

When Harvey Robert Nowlin was born on 7 August 1890, in Mississippi, United States, his father, George Martin Nowlin, was 23 and his mother, Mollie R. Owens, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 10 November 1951, in Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in De Leon Cemetery, De Leon, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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George Martin Nowlin
Mollie R. Owens
Jesse Eugene Nowlin
Chester George Nowlin
Lois Nowlin
Harvey Robert Nowlin
Belton C Nowlin
Virgil Dautlis Nowlin
Anner M Nowlin
Lois F Nowlin
Lena Laural Nowlin
Bessie Martha Nowlin
Doyle Eddie Nowlin
Ima Jean Nowlin

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 17

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Nolan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harvey H Nowlin in household of George M Nowlin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harvey Robert Nowlin, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Harvey in entry for Bessie Martha Dawkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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