Evelyn Grant

1919–22 June 1986 (Age 67)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Evelyn

When Evelyn Grant was born in 1919, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Howard Grant, was 23 and her mother, Edith Wayne Ivie, was 21. She lived in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Atlanta Election Precinct, Elmore, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 22 June 1986, at the age of 67, and was buried in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Rex Edwin Naramore
1915–1975
Evelyn Grant
1919–1986

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 2

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall’, ‘large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

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  • Evelyn C Naramore in household of Rex E Naramore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eveyln Grant in household of William H Grant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn Grant in household of W Howard Grant, "United States Census, 1930"

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