Erwin Edard Ives

19 November 1910–16 September 1985 (Age 74)
Sanborn, O'Brien, Iowa, United States

The Life of Erwin Edard

When Erwin Edard Ives was born on 19 November 1910, in Sanborn, O'Brien, Iowa, United States, his father, Edward Earl Ives, was 38 and his mother, Cora Katherine Wood, was 31. He lived in Garfield Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 16 September 1985, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Edward Earl Ives
Cora Katherine Wood
Wayne Wood Ives
Erwin Edard Ives
Kenneth Ives
Keith Carr Ives
Max W Ives

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 3

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

English (Norman) and French: from the Old French personal name Ive (modern French Yves), which is of Germanic origin, being a short form of various compound names containing the element iv-, īwa ‘yew’. The final -s is the mark of the Old French nominative case.

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

Sources (3)

  • Erwin E Ives in household of Edward E Ives, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Erwin Ives in household of Edward Ives, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ervin E Ives in household of Edward E Ives, "United States Census, 1920"

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