David Burrell Tevis

1853–1944 (Age 91)
Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States

The Life of David Burrell

When David Burrell Tevis was born on 5 July 1853, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, his father, Roland J. Tevis, was 23 and his mother, Mary P. Spinks, was 16. He married India Roach on 10 August 1881, in Liberty, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Liberty, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 5, Liberty, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1944, in Liberty, Liberty, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Liberty, Liberty, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Burrell Tevis
1853–1944
India Roach
1858–1931
Marriage: 10 August 1881
Clay Stone Tevis
1882–1967
Eula Mae Tevis
1884–1958
George Clifton Tevis
1887–1948
Bertie Welch Tevis
1889–1975
Frankie Alpine Tevis
1892–1976
Myrtle Tevis
1895–1988
Otha Tevis
1898–1977
Esther Tevis
1900–1919
Josie Tevis
1902–2009

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1881
Liberty, Texas, United States
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Roland J. Tevis

    Male1830–1862Male

  • Mary P. Spinks

    Female1837–1878Female

siblings

(3)

  • Male1853–1944Male

  • Henry Jenkins Tevis

    Male1855–1891Male

  • Frank Fly Tevis

    Male1858–1941Male

World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 8

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 28

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David Tivis in household of R Tivis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Tevis in household of Mary Tevis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Davey B Tevis, "United States Census, 1940"

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