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Elvira (Armstrong) Green

Elvira was born in Burnt Corn, Alabama to Jack Armstrong and __________. Elvira had four siblings: Jack, who married Loree; Betty (McCorvey), who was married twice. Liza (Boykin); and Arma who married Henry Daily. Elvira Green was Joseph (Joe) Lee Watson mother. Elvira married Alfred Mobley Watson and they had two children: Joseph Lee and Sylvester before Mobley met an early death at age 44 of a heart attack. Elvira was left along to raise two boys ages 14 and 12 respectively at the time. Times were hard because it was during of the Depression years or as Joe would refer to that period as "Hoover Days." Joe never forgot those hard years as he constancely reminded his children to save their money because those hard time was coming back. Elvira then married Choice Wright of Beatrice, Alabama. After Choice Wright death, Elvira met Will Green and they were married and lived in the New Hope area of Burnt Corn. After Will Green died Elvira remained single. Elivra died of cancer in 1965.

Elvira was born in Burnt Corn, Alabama in March of 1896 to John B. Armstrong and Maggie Betty Sallie??. Elvira had four siblings: John B,, Jr., “Jack”, who married Loree; Bettie (McCorvey), who was married twice. Ana Eliza “Liza” (Boykin); and Arma who married Henry Daily and Clarrianna, Elvira Green was Joseph (Joe) Lee Watson mother. Elvira married Alfred Mobley “Mob” Watson the son William “Pa Bill” and Victory Watson. Elvira and Mob had two children: Joseph Lee and Harmon Sylvester. “Mob” met an early untimely death at age 44 from a heart attack. Elvira was left along to raise two boys ages 14 and 12 respectively at the time. Times were hard because it was during of the Depression years or as Joe would refer to that period as "Hoover Days." Joe never forgot those hard years as he constantly reminded his children to save their money because those hard times were coming back. Elvira then married Choice Wright of Beatrice, Alabama. After Elvira divorced Choice Wright she met Will Green and they were married and lived in the New Hope area of Burnt Corn. After Will Green died Elvira remained single. Elvira died of bone cancer on July 6, 1965. Elvira Armstrong (Alfred “Mob” mother) was born in March 1896 to John and Maggie Betty Armstrong. Her father John Armstrong was born in April 1868, he had three siblings: Annie, John B, and Major S. Elvira’s mother, Maggie or Sallie or Betty was born circa September 1872. Elvira had six Sibling: Clarrianna, Ann Eliza, John B., Bettie Ima, Sallie and Major. Elvira married Alfred Mobley Watson on ?????? and had two children: Joseph Lee and Harmon Sylvester Watson. After Mob’s untimely death in 1936 she remarried to Choice Wright of Beatrice, Alabama. They had no children but Choice had a daughter named Ora Wright. Elvira eventually divorced Choice Wright and later married William “Will” Green and moved to the New Hope area of Burnt Corn and live there until her death on July 6, 1965.
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