Elva Lee "Athalee" Keith . Blevins

Brief Life History of Elva Lee "Athalee"

When Elva Lee "Athalee" Keith . Blevins was born on 16 September 1906, in Mena, Polk, Arkansas, United States, her father, Robert Marvin Keith, was 28 and her mother, Mary Lillian PAGE, was 21. She married Otis Everett Blevins on 17 August 1924, in Fox, Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States in 1950 and Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States in 2001. She died on 22 December 2001, in Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, McClain, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis Everett Blevins
1904–1987
Elva Lee "Athalee" Keith . Blevins
1906–2001
Marriage: 17 August 1924
Billy Bogie Blevins
1925–1984
Jack Lee Blevins
1929–2004
Vallie Marie Blevins
1931–2011
Kenneth ‘Joe’ Blevins
1934–1993
Buck Clinton Blevins
1936–2013

Sources (16)

  • Elva E. Blevins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Elva Kieth, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Elva L Blevins, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1907

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1931

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Keith in East Lothian. The placename is derived from British Celtic cait- ‘wood’. In the 17th century numerous bearers of this name settled in Ulster.

German: nickname from Middle High German kīt ‘sprout, offspring’.

History: George Keith (c. 1638–1716), born at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, came to NJ in or before 1685. In 1689 he settled in Philadelphia, where he became headmaster of the school now called the William Penn Charter School. He came into sharp collision with the Quaker leaders in PA and formed a separatist party known as the Christian Quakers, popularly known as ‘Keithians’.

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

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