Eva Haynes

10 July 1879–December 1969 (Age 90)
Union, Union, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Eva

When Eva Haynes was born on 10 July 1879, in Union, Union, Oregon, United States, her father, James Rueben Haynes, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Dotson, was 29. She married John Melvin Sheets on 8 September 1897, in Union, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Emmett, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Intermountain Election Precinct, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died in December 1969, in Boise, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Melvin Sheets
Eva Haynes
Marriage: 8 September 1897
Louine K Sheets
Fetta Sheets
Hazel Sheets
Clair Virgil Sheets
Leon Dow Sheets
Ellsworth B Sheets
Myrtle Sheets
Eva M Sheets

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1897Union, Oregon, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1880 · The Great Gale of 1880
    Age 1
    The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries 1871: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States 1892: Canyon, Idaho, United States 1915: Gem, Idaho, United States
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 24
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hayne , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s; see Hain . Compare Hains .English: habitational name from Haynes (Bedfordshire), which may derive from Old English hagenas, plural form of hagen ‘enclosure’.English: in English counties bordering Wales, perhaps from the Welsh personal name Einws (a pet form of Welsh Einion) with a prosthetic H-; see also Enos . While this is linguistically possible there is no evidence yet to show that it was the origin of the surname.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Eva Sheets, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Eva Hayner in entry for Wesley H Mowrey and Louine Sheets, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Eva Sheets in entry for Leon Dow Sheets, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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