Mildred Hale

March 1893–1 February 1964 (Age 70)
Rooks, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Mildred

When Mildred Hale was born in March 1893, in Rooks, Kansas, United States, her father, Lyman Rutledge Hale, was 30 and her mother, Elnora McCubbin, was 25. She married Raymond Hyrum McGary on 15 December 1915, in Carey, Blaine, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Shoshone, Lincoln, Idaho, United States in 1930. She died on 1 February 1964, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 70.

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Raymond Hyrum McGary
Mildred Hale
Marriage: 15 December 1915
Kenneth Raymond McGary
Gertrude Ellen McGary
Ethel Alger McGary

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society
Age 5
The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 19
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (also well established in South Wales): topographic name for someone who lived in a nook or hollow, from Old English and Middle English hale, dative of h(e)alh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’. In northern England the word often has a specialized meaning, denoting a piece of flat alluvial land by the side of a river, typically one deposited in a bend. In southeastern England it often referred to a patch of dry land in a fen. In some cases the surname may be a habitational name from any of the several places in England named with this fossilized inflected form, which would originally have been preceded by a preposition, e.g. in the hale or at the hale.2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from either of two Old English bynames, Hæle ‘hero’ or Hægel, which is probably akin to Germanic Hagano ‘hawthorn’ ( see Hain 2).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile ( see McHale ).

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

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  • Mildred Mcgary in household of Raymond H Mcgary, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Mcgary in household of Raymond H Mcgary, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Mcgary in household of Raymond H Mcgary, "United States Census, 1920"

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