Eva Mary Allan

District of Columbia, United States

The Life of Eva Mary

Eva Mary Allan was born in 1866, in District of Columbia, United States as the daughter of James M. M. Allan and Lavinia S. Throop. She married Lyman Averill Cheney on 4 August 1906, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. She lived in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States in 1915 and Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States in 1930.

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Lyman Averill Cheney
Eva Mary Allan
Marriage: 4 August 1906

Spouse and Children

4 August 1906
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James M. M. Allan


    Lavinia S. Throop




World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Allen . This is the more common spelling of the name in Scotland and northern England; in Scotland it is often found as an English form of the Gaelic name McAllan ( see McAllen ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva Cheney in household of Lyman A Cheney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eva A Cheney in household of Lyman A Cheney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva Cheney, "New York State Census, 1915"

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