Minnie M Poyer

11 May 1880–8 February 1958 (Age 77)
Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Minnie M

When Minnie M Poyer was born on 11 May 1880, in Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States, her father, Warren Clark Poyer, was 28 and her mother, Esther Maria Van Valkenburg, was 26. She married Oscar Monroe Hudson on 6 January 1898, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Otho Township, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 8 February 1958, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Monroe Hudson
Minnie M Poyer
Marriage: 6 January 1898
Paul Clarke Hudson
Oscar Van Valkenburgh Hudson
Clara Juletta Hudson
John Henry Hudson
Mary Virginia Hudson
Maebelle Hudson

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 1
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
Age 2
U.S., Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971 images show that Otho Post Office opened 17 May 1882, but there was another Otho Post Office (1859-1882)that changed its name to Kalo 19 April 1882. The two Otho Post Offices were 1.2 miles apart.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 21
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 French: possibly a nickname from a variant of Old French poier ‘power’, ‘powerful’.2 Possibly a variant of German Boyer .

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

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Sources (19)

  • Minnie M Poyer in household of Warren C Poyer, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Minnie Poyer in household of Warren C Poyer, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Minnie M Poyer in household of Warren C Poyer, "United States Census, 1880"

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