When Geneva Clevenger was born on 13 March 1881, in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States, her father, John Henry Clevenger, was 39 and her mother, Mary Ann Willsie, was 37. She married James Riley Poteet on 7 August 1898, in Johnson, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Adair, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Lees Creek Township, Adair, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 19 August 1949, at the age of 68, and was buried in Stilwell Cemetery, Stilwell, Adair, Oklahoma, United States.
English: variant of Clavinger, status name for the keeper of the keys in a great household, Latin clavigerus, from clavis ‘key’.
History: George Clevenger was born in Yonkers, NY, in 1654, the son of JohnClevenger (born 1633), who probably came from Devon, England.