Eva Elizabeth Humphreys

1914–1995 (Age 80)
Russum, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Eva Elizabeth

When Eva Elizabeth Humphreys was born on 2 July 1914, in Russum, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States, her father, Thomas Ellis Humphreys, was 42 and her mother, Cora Bell Israel, was 33. She married Robert R Lindley on 12 September 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Beat 1, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1993. She died on 2 March 1995, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Elmer King
Eva Elizabeth Humphreys
Marriage: 10 February 1945

Spouse and Children

10 February 1945
De Soto, Clarke, Mississippi, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Ellis Humphreys





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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 2

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Humphries .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva Humphrys in household of Tom Humphrys, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva Humphreys in household of Tom E Humpheys, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eva Elizabeth Mitchell in entry for William Elmer King, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

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