Michael Lynn May

20 August 1939–7 July 1943 (Age 3)
Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Michael Lynn

When Michael Lynn May was born on 20 August 1939, in Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States, his father, Joseph Lynn May, was 22 and his mother, Mary Johanna Sperl, was 20. He lived in Election District 1, Teton, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 7 July 1943, in Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 3, and was buried in Aspen Hill Cemetery, Jackson, Teton, Wyoming, United States.

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Joseph Lynn May
Mary Johanna Sperl
Marilyn May
Michael Lynn May

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World Events (3)

Age 2
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms
Age 2
President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 3
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Michel L May in household of Joseph L May, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Michael Lynn May, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"
  • Mickey May, "Find A Grave Index"

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