Mary Alice Yerkes

Female13 May 1861–11 June 1949

Brief Life History of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Yerkes was born on 13 May 1861, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, her father, Rev. David John Yerkes, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Taylor, was 34. She married Walter Miller McGee about 1882. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Somerset, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and North Plainfield, Somerset, New Jersey, United States for about 30 years. She died on 11 June 1949, at the age of 88, and was buried in Scotch Plains Township, Union, New Jersey, United States.

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Walter Miller McGee
Mary Alice Yerkes
Marriage: about 1882
Walter Vaughan Mc Gee
Alice Elizabeth Mc Gee

Sources (13)

  • Mary A Yerkes in household of David J Yerkes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A. Yerkes, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Mary Alice Yerkes McGee, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1882
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 8

    Post office est. April 1, 1800 1869: Formed within Plainfield township 1871: Boundary with Piscataway township, Middlesex County 1878: Part from Plainfield township


    Age 24

    North Plainfield was set off from the Township in the year 1885, Watchung in the year 1926, and Green Brook in 1932.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Jerkes, Jerks, a patronymic from the personal name Jerke .

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

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