William J. Colvin

21 June 1871–17 May 1961 (Age 89)
Covington, Alabama, United States

The Life of William J.

When William J. Colvin was born on 21 June 1871, in Covington, Alabama, United States, his father, James Henry "Sam" Colvin, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Turbeville, was 37. He married Martha Caroline Clayton on 6 December 1896, in Rose Hill, Covington, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rural, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Rose Hill, Covington, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 17 May 1961, in Andalusia, Covington, Alabama, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William J. Colvin
1871–1961
Martha Caroline Clayton
1878–1951
Marriage: 6 December 1896
Colvin
1897–1913
Willie Bertha Colvin
1898–1973
Mila Lee Colvin
1902–1984
Ray Colvin
1903–1911
Irvin Bonner Colvin
1905–1969
Nora Colvin
1907–1999
Colvin
1909–1920
Colvin
1911–1911
Corbet C Colvin
1913–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 December 1896
Rose Hill, Covington, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    Female1898–1973Female

    Mila Lee Colvin

    Female1902–1984Female

    Ray Colvin

    Male1903–1911Male

    Irvin Bonner Colvin

    Male1905–1969Male

    Unknown1897–1913

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1875

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1875: Clarke, Alabama, United States
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 24

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William J Calvin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Will Cohin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wm J Calvin, "United States Census, 1900"

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