William M Nevins

Male28 December 1877–20 July 1963

Brief Life History of William M

When William M Nevins was born on 28 December 1877, in Toledo, Tama, Iowa, United States, his father, Alpheus C Nevins, was 53 and his mother, Matilda DeFrance, was 22. He died on 20 July 1963, in Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Alpheus C Nevins
1824–1888
Matilda DeFrance
1855–1907
William M Nevins
1877–1963
Charles Lester Nevins
1879–1960

Sources (2)

  • William M Nevins, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • William M Nevins in household of Alphens C Nevins, "United States Census, 1880"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 12

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish: from Mac Cnáimhín or Ó Cnáimhín (see Nevin ), with English patronymic or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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