William Harvey Tevepaugh

27 February 1925–3 December 1995 (Age 70)
Cary, Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Harvey

When William Harvey Tevepaugh was born on 27 February 1925, his father, William Herron Tevepaugh, was 27 and his mother, Allie Mae Walker, was 28. He lived in Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 3 December 1995, in Cary, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70.

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William Herron Tevepaugh
Allie Mae Walker
Willie Mae Tevepaugh
William Harvey Tevepaugh
Joe Dean Tevepaugh

Parents and Siblings



    Willie Mae Tevepaugh



    Joe Dean Tevepaugh


World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Tiefenbach or Diefenbach ( see Dieffenbach ), reflecting a dialect pronunciation of the surname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • W H Tevepaugh in household of William H Tevepaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W H Tevapaugh, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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