Garvin Guy Wooderson

20 October 1908–9 July 1985 (Age 76)
Texas, United States

The Life of Garvin Guy

When Garvin Guy Wooderson was born on 20 October 1908, in Texas, United States, his father, Alvin Goy Wooderson, was 32 and his mother, Edna Earl Jones, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Grimes, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 9 July 1985, in Walker, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bedias, Grimes, Texas, United States.

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Garvin Guy Wooderson
Johnnie Charlene Clark

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (southern counties): from Middle English woderson ‘son of the woodman’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Garvin Wooderson in household of Alvin G Wooderson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Garvin G Wooderson, "Find A Grave Index"

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