Etta Almeda Staples

Female30 December 1863–7 April 1955

Brief Life History of Etta Almeda

When Etta Almeda Staples was born on 30 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 Ballard, King, Washington, United States in 1906 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

Sources (23)

  • Etta A Bare, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Etta Staples, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
  • Etta Bare, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1881Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries 1868: Alturas, Idaho Territory, United States 1877: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1886: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Jefferson, Idaho, United States Market Lake became Roberts in 1910

    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


    variant of Staple with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    variant of Stable or Staple , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    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.

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