Roxie Leona Jones Thigpen

13 July 1906–3 April 1993 (Age 86)
Texas, United States

The Life of Roxie Leona

When Roxie Leona Jones Thigpen was born on 13 July 1906, in Texas, United States, her father, Arthur Abraham Jones, was 21 and her mother, Katherine Frances Haught, was 23. She married James Marion Thigpen on 13 February 1925. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Menard, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Menard, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 3 April 1993, in Kimble, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rest Haven Cemetery, Menard, Menard, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Marion Thigpen
Roxie Leona Jones Thigpen
Marriage: 13 February 1925
Wanda Louise Thigpen
Carolyn Thigpen

Spouse and Children

13 February 1925


    Wanda Louise Thigpen



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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leona Jones in household of Arthur Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona Thigpen in household of James Thigpen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Jones in household of Jim Jones, "United States Census, 1920"

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