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 Arvella <I>Chappell</I> Tarbush

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Arvella Chappell Tarbush

  • Birth 1891 Georgia, USA
  • Death 13 Jul 1956 Rockmart, Polk County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Aragon, Polk County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Section I
  • Memorial ID 73680487

Sometime after Arvilla's husband died, she and Webb Tarbush, (full name Daniel Webster Tarbush) (whose wife, Lizzie, had been suffering a mental breakdown and was institutionalized in the state hospital in Milledgeville), began a relationship. The divorce laws at that did not permit divorce from an institutionalized spouse.....so they became long time companions and he moved into her house. Lizzie died in 1953.....at which time they could have married....but the niece doesn't recall that being the case. Then by the time they both died in 1956, (he in June and she in July), she was living back in either Aragon or Rockmart, and he was in the Atlanta area. My informant doesn't recall at what point they "separated".

Georgia Death Index
Name Arvella A Tarbush
Event Type Death
Event Date 13 Jul 1956
Event Place Polk, Georgia
District/Parish/County Polk
Gender Female
Age 64
Race W
Birth Year (Estimated) 1892
Certificate Number 17118
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United States Census, 1920
Name Arvilla Akins
Event Type Census
Event Date 1920
Event Place Aragon, Polk, Georgia, United States
Gender Female
Age 30
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Wife
Birth Year (Estimated) 1890
Birthplace Georgia
Father's Birthplace Georgia
Mother's Birthplace Georgia
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 15
Anderson Akins Head M 38 Georgia
Arvilla Akins Wife F 30 Georgia
Robert Akins Son M 10 Georgia
Howard Akins Son M 7 Georgia
Luther Akins Son M 0 Georgia
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Bio by: Amby (Joyce) & Jerry


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  • Created by: Danelia
  • Added: 20 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73680487
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arvella Chappell Tarbush (1891–13 Jul 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73680487, citing Aragon Cemetery, Aragon, Polk County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Danelia (contributor 47302288) .