Myrtie Carline McCullin

27 September 1895–12 August 1980 (Age 84)
Simsboro, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Myrtie Carline

When Myrtie Carline McCullin was born on 27 September 1895, in Simsboro, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States, her father, Willis Murrell McCullin, was 29 and her mother, Annice Elizabeth Smith, was 22. She married Dennis Hilson Ryland on 13 May 1912, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Two, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 12 August 1980, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Dennis Hilson Ryland
Myrtie Carline McCullin
Marriage: 13 May 1912
Opal Elizabeth Ryland
Elton Murrell Ryland
Jack Sprat Ryland

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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 · War with the Spanish
Age 3
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 23
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuilinn, a patronymic from a personal name derived from cuileann ‘holly’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Maurtie Mccullin in household of Willis Mccullin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myrtie C Mccullin in household of Willis M Mccullin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtie Ryland in household of Dennis Ryland, "United States Census, 1920"

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