May

about 1882–deceased (Age NaN)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of May

May was born about 1882, in Arkansas, United States. She had at least 3 daughters with Benjamin Harvey Monroe. She lived in Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 2, Dallam, Texas, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harvey Monroe
1878–
May
1882–
Lou Monroe
1900–
Iva R Carlberg
1905–
Fay Monroe
1906–

Spouse and Children

Children

(3)

World Events (3)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 0
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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
Age 1
The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1886
Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Some derive this name from the flower or from the Gaelic word "maith," meaning good, pleasant, fruitful. It may also sometimes come from the old Norman Saxon word "may," meaning a maid. The name has also been given to children born in the month of May, as Marchina has been given to children born in March. The Scottish name May is said to be from Margery; the English name may often be a contraction of Mary.

Sources (4)

  • May D Monroe in household of Benjamin Monroe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May Monroe in household of Ben Monroe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donna May Monroe in household of Benjamin H Monroe, "United States Census, 1940"

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