Fannie E. McCollum

Female8 May 1890–26 March 1961

Brief Life History of Fannie E.

When Fannie E. McCollum was born on 8 May 1890, in Bonita, Montague, Texas, United States, her father, David Frank McCollum, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Drew, was 39. She married Charles James Murphy on 1 October 1929, in Maryetta, Adair, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Van Zandt, Texas, United States in 1930 and Castroville Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 March 1961, in Salinas, Monterey, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Castroville Public Cemetery, Moss Landing, Monterey, California, United States.

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Charles James Murphy
Fannie E. McCollum
Marriage: 1 October 1929
Patricia Christine Murphy

Sources (10)

  • Fannie E Murphy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fannie E Murphy, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Fannie E McColllum in entry for Patricia Christine Howard, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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  • Marriage
    1 October 1929Maryetta, Adair, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 1

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 4

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 19

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’. See McCallum , which is the usual spelling of this name in Scotland.

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

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