Georgianna Sarver

9 September 1916–17 November 2004 (Age 88)
Piggott, Clay, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Georgianna

When Georgianna Sarver was born on 9 September 1916, in Piggott, Clay, Arkansas, United States, her father, George Dixon Sarver, was 26 and her mother, Lydia May Cargill, was 28. She died on 17 November 2004, in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States.

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion
Age 1
A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.
Age 25
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a caterer, from Yiddish sarver ‘one who serves’, a term of Romance origin, akin to French serveur.

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

Sources (18)

  • Georginna Sarver in household of George D Sarver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Georgiana Sarver, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Georgianna Sarver in household of George D Sarver, "United States Census, 1920"

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