Oval Woodrow Wiggins

30 June 1918–10 November 1985 (Age 67)
Golden, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Oval Woodrow

When Oval Woodrow Wiggins was born on 30 June 1918, in Golden, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Thomas Wiggins, was 46 and his mother, Ada Monroe Messer, was 39. He lived in Beat 5, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 10 November 1985, in Red Bay, Franklin, Alabama, United States, at the age of 67.

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Oval Woodrow Wiggins
Zevie Elizabeth Sims

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Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Wiggins





    Garther William Wiggins


    Bertha Wiggins


    Novie Wiggins


    Clelia Wiggins


    Era Mae Wiggins


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 7

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

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

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  • Oval W Wiggins in household of Jim T Wiggins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oval W Wiggins in household of James T Wiggins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oval W Wiggins in household of James T Wiggins, "United States Census, 1920"

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