Evelyn Laverne Chitwood

6 January 1922–9 February 2002 (Age 80)
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

The Life of Evelyn Laverne

When Evelyn Laverne Chitwood was born on 6 January 1922, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, her father, Everett Elmer Chitwood, was 45 and her mother, Maude Bertha Hines, was 37. She died on 9 February 2002, at the age of 80.

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Everett Elmer Chitwood
Maude Bertha Hines
Hazel Maxine Chitwood
Blanche Charlene Chitwood
Dorothy Silva Chitwood
Elsie Marie Chitwood
Evelyn Laverne Chitwood

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 5

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Chetwode, a habitational name from a place in Buckinghamshire named Chitwood, from Celtic cēd ‘wood’, with the tautological addition of Old English wudu when the old name was no longer understood.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Evelyn L Chitwood in household of Evert E Chitwood, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Evelyn M Chitwood in household of Everett E Chitwood, "United States Census, 1930"

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