Vada Maynard

11 December 1886–8 April 1916 (Age 29)
Silver Point, Putnam, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Vada

When Vada Maynard was born on 11 December 1886, in Silver Point, Putnam, Tennessee, United States, her father, Monroe Savage Maynard, was 35 and her mother, Sarah I Smith, was 36. She married George Edward Lafever Sr. on 11 September 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 April 1916, at the age of 29, and was buried in Cherry Hill, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Lafever Sr.
1880–1911
Vada Maynard
1886–1916
Marriage: 11 September 1904
Jewel M Lafever
1906–1938
Joseph Monroe Lafever
1907–1943
Oda Belle Lafever
1909–1948
George Edward Lafever Jr.
1911–1997

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1904
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 4
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 10
    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

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Mainard (from ancient Germanic Maganhard, Meginard, from magin- ‘power, might’ + hard- ‘brave, hardy’). Compare Mainard .Altered form of French Ménard (see Menard ), a cognate of 1 above.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Minardi
    Minard
    Minardo
    Mainord
    Mainard
    Maino

    Sources (10)

    • Vada Lafever in entry for George Lafever, "Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912"
    • Vada Lafever in household of Geog E Lafever, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Vadie Maynard in entry for Oda Bell Palmer, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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