Vivette Rae Kilbourn

Brief Life History of Vivette Rae

When Vivette Rae Kilbourn was born on 19 August 1895, in Tuscola, Michigan, United States, her father, John Horace Kilbourn, was 30 and her mother, Ella Venora Carpenter, was 16. She married Archibald Oren Blackman in 1913, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Surrey Township, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Redding Township, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 15 December 1985, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 90.

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Archibald Oren Blackman
Vivette Rae Kilbourn
Marriage: 1913
Theda Francella Blackman
Florine Belle Blackman
Orill Archie Blackman
Orill Archie Blackman

Sources (6)

  • Vivetta Kilbourn in household of John Kilbourn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vivetta Kilbourne - Government record: birth-name: Vivetta Kilbourne
  • Unknown, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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."

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Leicestershire): variant of Kilburn .

Possibly also an Americanized form of German Kühlborn: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia; the meaning of the name being kühl ‘cool’ + born ‘well, spring’.

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

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