Margaret Olevia Heidelberg

Female8 July 1893–9 November 1988

Brief Life History of Margaret Olevia

When Margaret Olevia Heidelberg was born on 8 July 1893, in Rose Hill, Jasper, Mississippi, United States, her father, Julius Caeser Heidelberg, was 55 and her mother, Dorothy Paralee Beason, was 30. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with James Monroe Bishop. She lived in Beat 1, Jasper, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Jasper, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 9 November 1988, in Ocean Springs, Jackson, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Crestlawn Memorial Park, Ocean Springs, Jackson, Mississippi, United States.

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James Monroe Bishop
Margaret Olevia Heidelberg
Tressie Olevia BISHOP
Floyd H. Bishop
Jarvis M. Bishop
Lessie Lee Bishop

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  • Olivia M Bishop in household of James M Bishop, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret O Heidelberg in household of Julius C Heidelberg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret O Heidelberg in household of Samuel C Heidelberg, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 14

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.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the places called Heidelberg, of which the best-known example is in Baden.

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

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