May Mamie Wintermute

28 June 1899–24 February 1987 (Age 87)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of May Mamie

When May Mamie Wintermute was born on 28 June 1899, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, James B Wintermute, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Perkins, was 27. She married William Lester Hollingsworth on 6 February 1917, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Belvedere, East Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Belvedere Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 24 February 1987, in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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William Lester Hollingsworth
May Mamie Wintermute
Marriage: 6 February 1917

Spouse and Children

6 February 1917
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James B Wintermute


    Elizabeth "Lizzie" Perkins




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 1

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wintermut(h), a variant of Wendemuth, a nickname for an inconstant or fickle person, from Middle High German wenden ‘to turn’ + muot ‘mind’,‘sense’, later ‘courage’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mamie Wintermut in household of James B Wintermut, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mamie Wintermute in household of James Wintermute, "United States Census, 1900"
  • May Patten in household of Paul V Patten, "United States Census, 1930"

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