Mary Chavous

Female8 February 1903–27 July 1944

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Chavous was born on 8 February 1903, in Richmond, Georgia, United States, her father, William Henry Chavous, was 37 and her mother, Rebecca Elizabeth Morgan, was 35. She lived in District 119, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1920 and Langley, Aiken, South Carolina, United States in 1944. She died on 27 July 1944, in Bath, Aiken, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Pine Grove, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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William Watson Ward
Mary Chavous
Marvin Charles Ward
Mary Viola Ward

Sources (6)

  • Mary Chavius in household of Henry Chavius, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Ward Inman, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Mrs Mary Ward Inman, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 3

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Chivers .

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

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