Alva Maude Watson

12 January 1908–20 March 1985 (Age 77)
Taylor, Georgia, United States

The Life of Alva Maude

When Alva Maude Watson was born on 12 January 1908, in Taylor, Georgia, United States, her father, Homer Virgil Isaiah Walton Watson, was 35 and her mother, Lessie Lestina Purvis, was 34. She married David Thomas Harbuck on 1 June 1924. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in District 1156, Cook, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 1656, Taylor, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 March 1985, in Mauk, Taylor, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

David Thomas Harbuck
1899–1977
Alva Maude Watson
1908–1985
Marriage: 1 June 1924
Virgil Porter Harbuck
1924–1997
Freddie Harbuck
1948–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1924
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Homer Virgil Isaiah Walton Watson

    Male1872–1952Male

    Lessie Lestina Purvis

    Female1873–1937Female

siblings

(9)

    George Washington Watson

    Male1899–1971Male

    Male1900–1982Male

    Archer Perry Watson

    Male1902–1971Male

    Claudia Beatrice Watson

    Female1904–1994Female

    Female1905–1988Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 14

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1929

Age 21

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

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alva Mante Watson in household of Walton Watson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maud A Harbuck in household of David T Harbuck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • A Maud Harbuck in household of David T Harbuck, "United States Census, 1940"

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