Velna Eva Law

29 March 1903–25 January 1964 (Age 60)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Velna Eva

When Velna Eva Law was born on 29 March 1903, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Jackson Law, was 32 and her mother, Cora Belle Cobler, was 23. She married Robert Carl McBride on 30 July 1919, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Middle Fork Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1964. She died on 25 January 1964, in Rural Hall, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Rural Hall, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Robert Carl McBride
Velna Eva Law
Marriage: 30 July 1919
Robert Leeroy McBride
Connie McBride
Connie Lee McBride
Robert Carl McBride
Emily May McBride
Vernon Gray McBride
William Roger McBride
Richard Stratton Mcbride

Spouse and Children

30 July 1919
Davidson, North Carolina, United States


    Robert Leeroy McBride


    Connie McBride


    Connie Lee McBride


    Robert Carl McBride


    Emily May McBride


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Parents and Siblings

    John Jackson Law





+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 15

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 17

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. from a Middle English short form of Lawrence . 2. topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Velna McBride in household of Robert C McBride, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Velna Mc Bride in household of R Carl Mc Bride Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Velma E Mcbride in household of Robert C Mcbride, "United States Census, 1940"

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