Calvin Ledford

5 July 1929–11 October 2009 (Age 80)
Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Calvin

When Calvin Ledford was born on 5 July 1929, in Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Hardy Calvin Ledford, was 28 and his mother, Annie Mae Wright, was 28. He married Hallie Mae Anderson on 24 December 1949, in Arcadia, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. He died on 11 October 2009, at the age of 80, and was buried in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Ledford
1929–2009
Hallie Mae Anderson
1932–2005
Marriage: 24 December 1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1949
Arcadia, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Age 20

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.
1950

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from either of two places called Lydford, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named with the river name Lyd (from Old English hlȳde ‘noisy stream’) + Old English ford, i.e. ‘ford over the Lyd river’.Lydford in Somerset was named ‘ford over the noisy stream’, from Old English hlȳde + ford.

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

Sources (3)

  • Calvin Ledford in household of Hardy Ledford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hardy Calvin Ledford Jr in entry for James E Ledford, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Calvin Ledford, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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