Clarence Willis Tevis

1902–1961 (Age 58)
Fayette, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Clarence Willis

When Clarence Willis Tevis was born on 6 October 1902, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, his father, Nicholas Jerome Tevis, was 20 and his mother, Amanda Day, was 17. He married Bernice Franklin on 12 May 1928. He lived in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 2, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 20 August 1961, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Jessamine, Kentucky, United States.

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Clarence Willis Tevis
Bernice Franklin
Marriage: 12 May 1928

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12 May 1928

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 16

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarence Tevis in household of Jerome Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence W Tevis in household of Nicholas G Tevis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence Tevis, "United States Census, 1940"

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