Joel Elisha Eaves

Brief Life History of Joel Elisha

When Joel Elisha Eaves was born on 27 September 1882, in Louisville, Winston, Mississippi, United States, his father, Joel William Eaves, was 30 and his mother, Emma Adeline Haggard, was 28. He married Minnie Carr on 12 February 1903, in Winston, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Beat 2, Winston, Mississippi, United States for about 40 years. He died on 26 July 1964, in Noxubee, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ellison Ridge Cemetery, Ellison Ridge, Winston, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Elisha Eaves
1882–1964
Minnie Carr
1885–1985
Marriage: 12 February 1903
Joel Oscar Eaves
1904–1904
George Roscar Eaves
1904–1984
Jody Burnard Eaves
1905–1906
Ida Gurvis Eaves
1906–1907
Lucy E Eaves
1908–1996
Carlene Eaves
1910–1993
Gilbert Oakley Eaves
1912–1974
Mary Agnes Eaves
1915–2000
Ardys Earl Eaves
1917–1983
Avis Eaves
1917–2004
Grady Davis Eaves
1921–1964
Mavis Eaves
1921–2009
Bobbie Talmadge Eaves
1924–1960

Sources (19)

  • Elisha Eaves in household of Emma Eaves, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J E Eaves, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Joel Elisha Eaves, "Mississippi, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English

topographic name or habitational name from Middle English atte evese (Old English efes ‘edge’), for someone who lived ‘at the edge’ (i.e. at the border or edge of a wood or hill) or at a place so named, particularly Eaves, in Chorley (Lancashire). Compare Reeves .

variant of Eve , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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