William John Divine

Brief Life History of William John

When William John Divine was born on 3 August 1873, in Everton, Dade, Missouri, United States, his father, James Monroe Divine, was 25 and his mother, Orlena Jane Clayton, was 23. He married Anna Fitzgerald in 1902. He lived in Washington Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Weir, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1905. In 1910, at the age of 37, his occupation is listed as teamster, odd jobs in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States. He died on 7 July 1948, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Marion Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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William John Divine
Mrs Divine
Eddie A Divine
Dolly Divine

Sources (6)

  • Willie Devine, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John "Bill" William Divine, "Find A Grave Index" (1948)
  • John W Devine in household of James M Devine, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


Historic Boundaries: 1881: Dade, Missouri, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Devine .

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

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