Evelyn Sexton Dearborn

26 February 1910–27 July 1996 (Age 86)
California, United States

The Life of Evelyn Sexton

When Evelyn Sexton Dearborn was born on 26 February 1910, in California, United States, her father, Franklin John Dearborn, was 30 and her mother, Evelyn Rose Sexton, was 33. She lived in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1939 and Fresno, California, United States in 1949. She died on 27 July 1996, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Leland Franklin Studebaker
Evelyn Sexton Dearborn

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Franklin John Dearborn


    Evelyn Rose Sexton




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 3

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 24

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Evelyn S Dearborn in household of Rose Dearborn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn Dearborn in household of Franklin J Dearborn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Evelyn Dearborn Studebaker, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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