Clay Robert Tevis

1876–1950 (Age 73)
Milton Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clay Robert

When Clay Robert Tevis was born on 9 October 1876, in Milton Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, Armenius Benson Tevis, was 29 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Bear, was 25. He married Lula Florence Demaree on 23 April 1896, in Switzerland, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brooksburg, Milton Township, Jefferson, Indiana Territory, United States in 1900 and Republican Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 24 March 1950, in Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kent Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Clay Robert Tevis
Lula Florence Demaree
Marriage: 23 April 1896
Mary Demaree Tevis
Roberta R. Tevis
Louise Grace Tevis
Armenius B. "Art" Tevis
Rachel Ann Tevus
Curtis Marshall Tevis

Spouse & Children

23 April 1896
Switzerland, Indiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Armenius Benson Tevis


  • Cynthia Ann Bear




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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

Altered spelling of German Tewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clay R Tevir, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clay R Tevis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clay R Tevis, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"

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