Christopher Arvin

1892–1961 (Age 68)
Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Arvin was born on 28 May 1892, in Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Christopher Arvin, was 33 and his mother, Permelia Thetford, was 27. He married Nell. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 5 March 1961, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 68.

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Christopher Arvin

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Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Christopher Arvin


  • Permelia Thetford




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Irvin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cris A Arvin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christopher Arvin in household of Joe C Arvin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christopher Arvin Rucker in entry for Mrs Nola Christine Arvin Stice, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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