Lark Gary Huckaby

3 October 1924–11 April 1996 (Age 71)
Freestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Lark Gary

When Lark Gary Huckaby was born on 3 October 1924, in Freestone, Texas, United States, his father, William Brady Huckaby, was 29 and his mother, Ivy M Gary, was 26. He married Joy Jean Reeves on 3 July 1982, in Leon, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 11 April 1996, in Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairfield, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Lark Gary Huckaby
Joy Jean Reeves
Marriage: 3 July 1982

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3 July 1982
Leon, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (rare in England): apparently a habitational name from Huccaby in Devon, possibly so named from Old English woh ‘crooked’ + byge ‘river bend’, or Uckerby in North Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old Norse personal name, Úkyrri or Útkári, + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Buck Huckaby in household of William B Huckaby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ell G Huckaby in household of Brady W Huckaby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lark G Huckaby, "Texas Divorce Index, 1968-2010"

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