Brief Life History of Nevins

When Nevins was born in 1894, in Michigan, United States, his father, Lewis Franklin Nevins, was 32 and his mother, Susan Delight Beard, was 27. He lived in Emerson Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1894.

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Lewis Franklin Nevins
Susan Delight Beard
Elmer A. Nevins
William Franklin "Frank" Nevins
Alfred Francis Nevins
Nellie J. Nevins
Hattie Ellen Nevins

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  • Nevins in household of Lewis Nevins, "Michigan State Census, 1894"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish: from Mac Cnáimhín or Ó Cnáimhín (see Nevin ), with English patronymic or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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