Mary Esty Easter

5 December 1887–25 February 1920 (Age 32)
Boone, West Virginia, United States

The Life 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 lived in Scott Magisterial District, Boone, West Virginia, United States in 1910. 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

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    James B. Coon



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    Joseph Henry Easter


    Martha Frances Hill




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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

1 English: topographic name for someone living to the east of a main settlement, from Middle English easter ‘eastern’, Old English ēasterra, in form a comparative of ēast ‘east’ ( see East ).2 English: habitational name from a group of villages in Essex, named from Old English eowestre ‘sheepfold’.3 English: nickname for someone who had some connection with the festival of Easter, such as being born or baptized at that time (Old English ēastre, perhaps from the name of a pagan festival connected with the dawn).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Coon in household of Jacob Coon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Easter in household of Joseph H Easter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Easter in entry for Denver Kuhn and Dovona Fowler, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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