Olivia Chaves

1919–1995 (Age 76)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Olivia

Olivia Chaves was born in 1919. She had at least 1 daughter with Antone Nunes. She died in 1995, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 76.

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Antone Nunes
Olivia Chaves
Pauline Nunes

Spouse and Children

    Antone Nunes



Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


    Pauline Nunes


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Portuguese: habitational name from a place in the province of Trasos-Montes named Chaves, from Latin (aquis) Flaviis, ‘(at the) waters of Flavius’. The place was the site of sulfurous springs with supposedly health-giving properties, around which a settlement was founded in the 1st century ad by the Emperor Vespasian.2 Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of numerous places called Chaves, generally from the plural of chave ‘key’, from Latin clavis.3 Variant of Irish and English Chivers . Compare Chavers .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Olive Chaves in household of William Chaves, "United States Census, 1930"

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