Willie Velma Rogers

1 June 1905–31 July 1969 (Age 64)
Middleton, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Willie Velma

When Willie Velma Rogers was born on 1 June 1905, in Middleton, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States, her father, Walter Yopp Rogers, was 32 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth McKeown Rogers, was 30. She married Vaden Earl Fields on 7 June 1930, in Crittenden, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Civil District 5, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 31 July 1969, in Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Middleton, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States.

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Vaden Earl Fields
Willie Velma Rogers
Marriage: 7 June 1930

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7 June 1930
Crittenden, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 2

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willie Rogers in household of Walter Y Rogers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie V Fields in household of Vaden E Fields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie Rogers in household of Walter Y Rogers, "United States Census, 1910"

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