Etta Almeda Staples

December 1863–7 April 1955 (Age 91)
Grow Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Etta Almeda

When Etta Almeda Staples was born in December 1863, in Grow Township, Anoka, Minnesota, United States, her father, William Staples, was 48 and her mother, Joanna Cobb McKenney, was 41. She married George Valentine Bare on 17 November 1881, in Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Roberts, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 7 April 1955, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Valentine Bare
Etta Almeda Staples
Marriage: 17 November 1881
Bertha Bell Bare
Almeda Mae Bare
Gladys Joan Bare

Spouse and Children

    George Valentine Bare



17 November 1881
Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 21

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 26

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Staple .

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

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Story Highlight

The Anoka County Union, Anoka, Minnesota, December 22, 1881, p.5.

MARRIED In this city, on the 17th inst., by Rev. M. A. Stevens, Mr. George V. Bear of Minneapolis, to Miss Etta Staples of Grow.

Sources (3)

  • Etta Bare, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Etta A Bear, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Etta Bair in household of George Bair, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"

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