Virginia Fay Hughes

20 July 1893–20 October 1953 (Age 60)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Virginia Fay

Virginia Fay Hughes was born on 20 July 1893, in Indiana, United States. She married George Clint Roberts in 1918, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 October 1953, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 60.

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George Clint Roberts
1886–1966
Virginia Fay Hughes
1893–1953
Marriage: 1918
Orville Roberts
1919–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1918
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

    Orville Roberts

    Male1919–Male

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh .2 Welsh: variant of Howells .3 Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McCoy ).

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

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