Delia Reavis Parham

17 February 1875–14 December 1953 (Age 78)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Delia Reavis

When Delia Reavis Parham was born on 17 February 1875, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Buckner Whitfield Parham, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Keeling Royster, was 27. She married Thomas Benjamin Floyd on 19 August 1894, in Henderson, Vance, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Sandy Creek Township, Vance, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Henderson, Vance, North Carolina, United States in 1953. She died on 14 December 1953, in Vance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Vance, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Benjamin Floyd
Delia Reavis Parham
Marriage: 19 August 1894
Elizabeth Susan Floyd
Kate Royster Floyd
Frank Porter Floyd
Nannie Maynard Floyd
Helen Parham Floyd
Beverly Hunter Floyd
Thomas Floyd
Mary Lloyd

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Benjamin Floyd



19 August 1894
Henderson, Vance, North Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Buckner Whitfield Parham


    Nancy Keeling Royster




    Samuel Royster Parham


    Katherine Jane Parham



    Thomas Buckner Parham



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 2

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English (London): habitational name from places in Suffolk and Sussex, named in Old English with pere ‘pear’ + hām ‘homestead’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Delia Lloyd in household of Thomas B Lloyd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Delia Parham in household of Thomas B Parham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mrs. Delia Floyd in household of Beverly S Parham, "United States Census, 1930"

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