Mary Esty Easter

Female5 December 1887–25 February 1920

Brief Life History of Mary Esty

When Mary Esty Easter was born on 5 December 1887, in Boone, West Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Henry Easter, was 28 and her mother, Martha Frances Hill, was 20. She had at least 1 son with James B. Coon. She lived in Scott District, Boone, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 25 February 1920, in Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 32.

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James B. Coon
Mary Esty Easter
Denver Kuhn

Sources (15)

  • Katie M Coon in household of James B Coon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Easter in entry for Denver Kuhn and Dovona Fowler, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Mary E Coon in household of Jacob Coon, "United States Census, 1910"

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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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 11

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English estre ‘sheepfold’ (Old English ēowestre). The surname may be topographic, denoting someone who lived by or worked at a sheepfold, or habitational, from Good or High Easter (Essex), named from this word.

English: from the Middle English word ester ‘easter’ (Old English Ēastre), used as a personal name for someone who had some connection with the festival of Easter, such as being born or baptized at that time. Compare Pascall .

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Oster .

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

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