May Sevier

Brief Life History of May

When May Sevier was born on 16 January 1867, in Hill, Texas, United States, her father, John Tintruff Sevier, was 35 and her mother, Abigail McGee, was 30. She married David Calvin Carnahan Sr. on 5 January 1888, in Cannon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ellis, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 8 March 1946, in Milford, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Milford, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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David Calvin Carnahan Sr.
May Sevier
Marriage: 5 January 1888
Autie Jane Carnahan
Florence A. Carnahan
Lena Mae Carnahan
David Calvin Carnahan Jr.

Sources (15)

  • May Carnehan in household of D C Carnehan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • May Sevier, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • May Carnahan, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a sieve-maker, from Middle English siv(i)er (from an agent derivative of Old English sife ‘sieve’). Compare Seawright .

Altered form of French Xavier .

History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (along with its original form Xavier) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

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