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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Joel Elisha Eaves
Minnie Carr
Marriage: 12 February 1903
Joel Oscar Eaves
George Roscar Eaves
Jody Burnard Eaves
Ida Gurvis Eaves
Lucy E Eaves
Carlene Eaves
Gilbert Oakley Eaves
Mary Agnes Eaves
Ardys Earl Eaves
Avis Eaves
Grady Davis Eaves
Mavis Eaves
Bobbie Talmadge Eaves

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"

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Name Meaning


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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