Mary Rebecca Plunkett

12 March 1887–10 May 1965 (Age 78)
Montgomery, Grant, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Rebecca

When Mary Rebecca Plunkett was born on 12 March 1887, in Montgomery, Grant, Louisiana, United States, her father, James Monroe Plunkett, was 30 and her mother, Mary Frances Moore, was 22. She married Ebenezer C Hays on 4 June 1905, in Montgomery, Grant, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ward Seven, Grant, Louisiana, United States in 1900 and Ward Six, Winn, Louisiana, United States in 1910. She died on 10 May 1965, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer C Hays
1860–
Mary Rebecca Plunkett
1887–1965
Marriage: 4 June 1905
Bertha May Hays
1904–
Baby Boy Hays
1906–1906
James Ebenezer Hays
1911–1928

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1905Montgomery, Grant, Louisiana, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    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 3
    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.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 21
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a metathesized form of Plouquenet in Ille-et-Villaine, Brittany, so named from Breton plou ‘parish’ (from Latin plebs ‘people’) + Guenec, the personal name (a diminutive of guen ‘white’) of a somewhat obscure saint. As an Irish name, it has been Gaelicized as Pluincéid.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Plunket

    Sources (2)

    • Mary R Hays in household of Ebenezer Hays, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Plunkett in household of James M Plunkett, "United States Census, 1900"

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