Arkadelphia “Delphie” Woods

6 November 1879–18 February 1935 (Age 55)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Arkadelphia “Delphie”

When Arkadelphia “Delphie” Woods was born on 6 November 1879, in Georgia, United States, her father, George A Woods, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Parellee Evans, was 21. She married Robert B. Carroll on 20 November 1895, in Chattooga, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Civil District 2, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Rossville, Walker, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 18 February 1935, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 55.

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Robert B. Carroll
Arkadelphia “Delphie” Woods
Marriage: 20 November 1895
Hybert Thomas Carroll

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  • Marriage
    20 November 1895Chattooga, Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 3
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 17
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wood with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish: adopted as a translation of Ó Cuill ‘descendant of Coll’ (see Quill ), or in Ulster of Mac Con Coille ‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’, which has also been mistranslated Cox , as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Delphie Carrell in household of R B Carrell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Delthie Woods, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Delphia Woods in entry for Hybert Thomas Carroll, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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