Arvel Harvey Roberts

11 February 1935–20 January 1996 (Age 60)
Dahlonega, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Arvel Harvey

When Arvel Harvey Roberts was born on 11 February 1935, in Dahlonega, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States, his father, Joe Lewis Roberts, was 18 and his mother, Nellie Mae Miller, was 21. He married Elizabeth Mary Pugh on 20 March 1953. He died on 20 January 1996, at the age of 60, and was buried in Plantersville, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States.

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Arvel Harvey Roberts
Elizabeth Mary Pugh
Marriage: 20 March 1953

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20 March 1953

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 6

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arvel H Roberts in entry for David Henry Woods and Connie Louise Roberts, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Arvel Harvey Roberts, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Arvel Harvey Roberts, "Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-1988"

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