Eva Lavarnway

Brief Life History of Eva

When Eva Lavarnway was born about 1894, in New York, United States, her father, John Lavarnway, was 34 and her mother, Mary Bishop, was 38. She lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1900 and Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Lavarnway
1861–1923
Mary Bishop
1857–1922
William Lavarnway
1884–1964
Eva Lavarnway
1894–
John Frank Lavarnway
1886–
Edward Patrick Lavarnway
1888–
Nicolas James Lavarnway
1895–1918
Charles Theodore Lavarnway
1897–1967

Sources (3)

  • Eva Lavanway in household of John Lavanway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Lavarnway in household of John Lavarnway, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Eva Lavarnway in household of John Lavarnway, "New York State Census, 1915"

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.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1927

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Livernois . Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French pronunciation of the diphthong oi as ‘wé’, which in France was replaced in the 17th century by the current ‘wa’. Compare Lavanway .

History: The Lavarnways are descendants of Paul Benoît dit Nivernois or Nivernais or Livernois from France (see Benoit ).

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

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