Vera O. Hazelwood

14 April 1890–25 June 1964 (Age 74)
Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Vera O.

When Vera O. Hazelwood was born on 14 April 1890, in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, her father, Arthur B. D. Hazelwood, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ida Tidwell, was 17. She married Alexander Carrell Springer on 25 April 1917, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 4, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 25 June 1964, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fall River, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Carrell Springer
Vera O. Hazelwood
Marriage: 25 April 1917
Cathalene Springer
Alex C Springer Jr.
Ida R Springer
Mildred Springer
James Edward Springer

Spouse and Children

25 April 1917
Giles, Tennessee, United States


    Cathalene Springer


    Alex C Springer Jr.


    Ida R Springer


    Mildred Springer



Parents and Siblings

    Arthur B. D. Hazelwood





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Derbyshire, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hæsel (or Old Norse hesli) ‘hazel (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’; or a topographic name from this term.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera Springer in household of Alex P Springer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera D Springer in household of A C Springer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viro O Hazlewood in household of Della A Hazlewood, "United States Census, 1900"

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