Evie Leona Childress

5 December 1899–18 December 1985 (Age 86)
Chilton, Alabama, United States

The Life of Evie Leona

When Evie Leona Childress was born on 5 December 1899, in Chilton, Alabama, United States, her father, Jasper Newton Childress, was 28 and her mother, Emma Smitherman, was 31. She married Richard Clyde Champion on 18 September 1915, in Chilton, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Election Precinct 14 Macedonia, Chilton, Alabama, United States for about 30 years. She died on 18 December 1985, in Chilton, Alabama, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Chilton, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Clyde Champion
Evie Leona Childress
Marriage: 18 September 1915
Richard Dalton Champion
Sanders O Champion
Clyde J. Champion

Spouse and Children

18 September 1915
Chilton, Alabama, United States



    Sanders O Champion


    Clyde J. Champion


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 13

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Evie L Champion in household of R Clyde Champion, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evie L Champion, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evie L Champion in household of Richard C Champion, "United States Census, 1920"

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