7 February 1900–26 July 1986 (Age 86)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of ETHEL

When ETHEL BIVINS was born on 7 February 1900, her father, Manuel A Bivins, was 22 and her mother, Tina Johnson, was 19. She married Henry Collins Drake on 18 November 1917, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Court House, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 26 July 1986, at the age of 86, and was buried in Weir, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Henry Collins Drake
Marriage: 18 November 1917

Spouse and Children

18 November 1917
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Shelby A Bivins


    Rebia C Bivins


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 4

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: variant of Bivens .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Bivins in household of Manna Bivins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel G Bivin in household of Manuel Bivin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel Bivin Drake, "Find A Grave Index"

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