Rosebud Colvin

3 February 1902–2 October 1995 (Age 93)
Jefferson, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Rosebud

When Rosebud Colvin was born on 3 February 1902, in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States, her father, Alfred Luther Colvin, was 42 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Lott, was 38. She married John Pollard Harrison on 20 December 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sidon, Leflore, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died on 2 October 1995, in Nesbit, DeSoto, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

John Pollard Harrison
Rosebud Colvin
Marriage: 20 December 1920
Pollard Woodard Harrison

Spouse and Children

20 December 1920


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Luther Colvin


    Mary Elizabeth Lott




    Maude Long


    Antonia Colvin


    Stella Colvin


    Eva Colvin


    David L Colvin


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 5

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.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rosebud Calvin in household of A L Calvin, "United States Census, 1920"

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