Minnie M Arterberry

September 1894–
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Minnie M

When Minnie M Arterberry was born in September 1894, in Mississippi, United States, her father, John Theodore Arterbury, was 28 and her mother, Minnie M Rickitts, was 23. She lived in Beat 4, Montgomery, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Greenwood, Leflore, Mississippi, United States in 1910.

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John Theodore Arterbury
Minnie M Rickitts
Pearle Lettie Arterberry
Minnie M Arterberry
Annie Bell Arterberry

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 13

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Atterberry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Meg Arterberry in household of J F Arterberry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie M Arterberry in household of John Arterberry, "United States Census, 1900"

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