Lura Velma Hairgrove

9 July 1905–27 March 1978 (Age 72)
Tenaha, Shelby, Texas, United States

The Life of Lura Velma

When Lura Velma Hairgrove was born on 9 July 1905, in Tenaha, Shelby, Texas, United States, her father, Joel Marion Hairgrove, was 41 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hilliard, was 31. She married Leon Love Valentine on 18 December 1930, in Harris, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Shelby, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 27 March 1978, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Tenaha, Shelby, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leon Love Valentine
Lura Velma Hairgrove
Marriage: 18 December 1930

Spouse and Children

18 December 1930
Harris, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joel Marion Hairgrove


    Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hilliard




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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 9

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of the English habitational name Hargrove .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lura Hairgrove in household of Joel Hairgrove, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lura Hargrove in household of Edward L Wilkerson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lura Velma Hairgrove, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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