Velma Stubbs

1901–1977 (Age 76)
Simpson, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Velma

Velma Stubbs was born in 1901, in Simpson, Mississippi, United States. She died in 1977, at the age of 76.

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World Events (3)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 0

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 0

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 6

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English nickname Stubb ( see Stubbe ).

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

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