Minnie Olive Maine

Female28 May 1892–July 1980

Brief Life History of Minnie Olive

When Minnie Olive Maine was born on 28 May 1892, in New Virginia, Warren, Iowa, United States, her father, Luther John Maine, was 47 and her mother, Mariah Susannah Harsh, was 33. She married Renn Carson Winter on 2 September 1915, in Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rural, Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Washington Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in July 1980, in Clarke, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88.

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Renn Carson Winter
Minnie Olive Maine
Marriage: 2 September 1915
Ernest L. Winter
Frances Winters
Kenneth A Winter

Sources (11)

  • Minnie O Wuster in household of Rena C Wuster, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Olive Main, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Minnie Olive Maine, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    2 September 1915Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 21

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Main .

    French: topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling, residence, abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.

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

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