Belvia DePew

30 March 1925–26 November 2013 (Age 88)
Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Belvia

When Belvia DePew was born on 30 March 1925, in Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Depew, was 43 and her mother, Pearson Bundy, was 41. She married Willie Reed Frazier on 15 April 1946, in Manchester, Clay, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930. She died on 26 November 2013, in Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Tampico, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Walter Lowell Lewis Jr
Belvia DePew
Marriage: 24 February 1962
Charles C Lewis

Spouse and Children

    Walter Lowell Lewis Jr



24 February 1962
Campbell, Tennessee, United States


    Charles C Lewis


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World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 1

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Dupuy or Dupuis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Belle Depew in household of John Depew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Belvia Defew, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Belvia Depew, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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