Flynn William Chivers

19 November 1907–19 January 1987 (Age 79)
Conway, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Flynn William

When Flynn William Chivers was born on 19 November 1907, in Conway, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Floyd Chivers, was 21 and his mother, Lennie Lorene Jeffries, was 17. He married Etta Irene Wright on 28 July 1926, in Lonoke, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richwoods Township, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Clarendon, Monroe, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 January 1987, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Clarendon, Monroe, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Flynn William Chivers
Etta Irene Wright
Marriage: 28 July 1926
Doris Irene Chivers
Alden Arden Chivers
Flynn Wright Chivers

Spouse and Children

28 July 1926
Lonoke, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 15

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 22

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

Irish and English (of Norman origin): derivative of Anglo-Norman French chivere, chevre ‘goat’ ( see Cheever ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Flen Chivers in household of Floid Chivers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Tlynn Chivers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flynn W Chivers, "United States Census, 1940"

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