Columbus Baltimore Tevis

1873–1945 (Age 71)
Montague, Texas, United States

The Life of Columbus Baltimore

When Columbus Baltimore Tevis was born on 1 February 1873, in Montague, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Tevis, was 27 and his mother, Susan McAlister, was 28. He married Martha Hannah Moy on 7 January 1901, in Connerville, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and Harris Township, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 10 January 1945, in Connerville, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 71.

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Columbus Baltimore Tevis
Martha Hannah Moy
Marriage: 7 January 1901
James Fredricks Tevis
William O Tevis
Opal Ruby Tevis
Peach Goodson Tevis
Earl Theoplas Tevis
Eugene Victor Debs Tevis
Bert Kelley Tevis
Herbert Jasper Haskins

Spouse & Children

7 January 1901
Connerville, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Jefferson Tevis


  • Susan McAlister




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 3

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 21

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • C B Tevis in household of T J Tevis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Columbus B Tevis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Columbus B Tevis, "United States Census, 1900"

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