Flynn William Chivers

Brief Life History 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 United States in 1949 and Clarendon, Monroe, Arkansas, United States in 1950. 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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Flynn William Chivers
Etta Irene Wright
Marriage: 28 July 1926
Doris Irene Chivers
Alden Arden "Buddy" Chivers
Flynn Wright Chivers

Sources (21)

  • Flynn Chivers, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Flynn W Chivers, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • William Flynn Chivers, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

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

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.


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 (of Norman origin): variant of Cheever .

History: This Norman name has been in southeast Leinster, Ireland, since the 12th century. Thomas Chivers (c. 1627–64) bought land in Surry County, VA, in 1659.

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

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