Ralph Arnold Ivey

5 March 1935–3 May 1985 (Age 50)
Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Ralph Arnold

When Ralph Arnold Ivey was born on 5 March 1935, in Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, United States, his father, Fred Arnold Ivey, was 37 and his mother, Evie Mae Beckman, was 32. He married Carol Jean Purvis on 3 March 1963, in Mobile, Alabama, United States. He lived in Chickasaw, Colbert, Alabama, United States in 1973. He died on 3 May 1985, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Pinecrest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Ralph Arnold Ivey
Carol Jean Purvis
Marriage: 3 March 1963

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    Carol Jean Purvis


3 March 1963
Mobile, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 4

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 14

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Ivoy in Cher, northern France.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Ivey in household of Fred A Ivey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph Arnold Ivey, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Ralph Arnold Ivey, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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