Alvin Blevins

1874–1953 (Age 79)
Texas, United States

The Life of Alvin

When Alvin Blevins was born in 1874, in Texas, United States, his father, Seth Monroe Blevins, was 33 and his mother, Palina Jane Roberts, was 30. He married Mary E. Inman on 10 July 1898, in Big Spring, Howard, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Otero, New Mexico, United States in 1910. He died in 1953, in United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Portales Cemetery, Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Blevins
Mary E. Inman
Marriage: 10 July 1898
Freda Olive Blevins
Ernest Lloyd Keene
Jewell Kettie Keene
Ora Lucile Keene
Ruth Ruby Keene
Robert Lee Keene

Spouse and Children

10 July 1898
Big Spring, Howard, Texas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Seth Monroe Blevins


    Palina Jane Roberts




    Henry Blevins



    William Riley Blevins


    Elly Blevins


    Reilda D. Blevins


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Ble(i)ddyn ( see Blethen ), with the addition of the English patronymic suffix -s.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edd Blevens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alvin Blevins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alvin Blevins, "United States Census, 1930"

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