Minnie Olive Maine

28 May 1892–July 1980 (Age 88)
New Virginia, Warren, Iowa, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Renn Carson Winter
1891–1964
Minnie Olive Maine
1892–1980
Marriage: 2 September 1915
Ernest L. Winter
1917–1981
Frances Winters
1918–2014
Kenneth A Winter
1919–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 September 1915
Osceola, Clarke, Iowa, United States
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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 3

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
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.
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

1 French: topographic name from Old French maine ‘dwelling’, ‘residence’, ‘abode’, or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named.2 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Main .3 Catalan (Mainé): variant of Mainer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Maine, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Minnie Winters in household of Ren Winters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Maine in household of Luther J Maine, "United States Census, 1900"

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