Joshua Paul Devore

16 August 1897–5 February 1970 (Age 72)
Greenwich, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

The Life of Joshua Paul

When Joshua Paul Devore was born on 16 August 1897, in Greenwich, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, his father, Albert Columbus Devore, was 40 and his mother, Alice Leona Reeds, was 36. He married Ethel Leona Walton on 9 November 1918, in Sedgwick, Harvey, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States for about 15 years and Thayer Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 5 February 1970, in Cotter, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cotter, Baxter, Arkansas, United States.

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Joshua Paul Devore
Ethel Leona Walton
Marriage: 9 November 1918
Eleanor Louise Devore
Velma Elaine Devore
Betty Leone Devore
Donald Paul Devore
Anita Carol Devore
Barbara Joyce Devore

Spouse and Children

9 November 1918
Sedgwick, Harvey, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 7

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 French: variant of De Var, a habitational name for someone from a place named Var, for example in Charente.2 Respelling of French Devors, a habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from Vors in Aveyron.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul J Devane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Paul Devore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joshua P Devore, "United States Census, 1940"

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