Evelyn Theressa Weeks

Brief Life History of Evelyn Theressa

When Evelyn Theressa Weeks was born in 1913, her father, Albert Weeks, was 28 and her mother, Regina Richardson, was 29. She married Walter Edwin Starks on 4 December 1937, in Codington, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Milltown Town, Polk, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died in 2001, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Walter Edwin Starks
Evelyn Theressa Weeks
Marriage: 4 December 1937
Robert Leroy Starks
Gary Walter Starks
Baby Boy Starks
Ruth Ann Starks
Dennis Roy Starks
Sharon Janet Starks

Sources (13)

  • Evelyn F Starks, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Evelyn Theressa Weeks Starks, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Evelyn T Starks, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wicks .

Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Vik .

History: This surname was brought to North America independently by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One of the earliest on record is Leonard Weeks, who emigrated from Somerset, England, to Portsmouth, NH, some time before 1656. — William Weeks, recorded in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA, from 1653 onward, was probably a cousin or other relative of the John Wickes mentioned at Wickes .

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

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