Eva Grace Dragoo

27 June 1882–3 March 1954 (Age 71)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Eva Grace

When Eva Grace Dragoo was born on 27 June 1882, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Edgar Daily Dragoo, was 26 and her mother, Clara Belle Elliott, was 21. She married James Slavin on 28 November 1900, in Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Canadian Township, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Gray, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 3 March 1954, in Pampa, Gray, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pampa, Gray, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Slavin
Eva Grace Dragoo
Marriage: 28 November 1900
Teresa Slavin

Spouse and Children

    James Slavin



28 November 1900
Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States


    Teresa Slavin


Parents and Siblings

    William Edgar Daily Dragoo


    Clara Belle Elliott




    Floyd Dragoo



    Etta Blanche Dragoo



    Claudia Irene Dragoo


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French (Huguenot) Dragaud, from the Germanic personal name Dragwald ( see Dragon ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eva Howard in household of Pat Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eva Dragoo in household of William Dragoo, "United States Census, 1900"

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