Michael Donald Moreland

4 November 1879–30 April 1941 (Age 61)
Stafford, Stafford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Michael Donald

When Michael Donald Moreland was born on 4 November 1879, in Stafford, Stafford, Kansas, United States, his father, Jesse Moreland, was 30 and his mother, Violetta Vickers, was 26. He married Mary Elizabeth Tippett on 11 March 1902, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. He died on 30 April 1941, at the age of 61.

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Michael Donald Moreland
Mary Elizabeth Tippett
Marriage: 11 March 1902
Ruth Elizabeth Moreland

Spouse and Children

11 March 1902
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 3

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various places, notably in the Borders region and in Kinross, named Moreland, from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’, ‘moor’ + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Micheal Moreland in household of Jusse Moreland, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Michael Moreland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mikel D Moreland, "United States Census, 1910"

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