Ida May Hance

Female15 April 1869–20 September 1959

Brief Life History of Ida May

When Ida May Hance was born on 15 April 1869, in Illinois, United States, her father, James Gordon Hance, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Samantha Ricketts, was 19. She married Harvey Carl Wammack on 24 December 1891, in Clay, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Pixley Township, Clay, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Noble, Richland, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 20 September 1959, in Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Lawrenceville City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States.

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Harvey Carl Wammack
Ida May Hance
Marriage: 24 December 1891
Mayme B. Wammack
Raymond Roscoe Wammack
Lenora May Wammack
La Verne Wammack

Sources (21)

  • Ida Wommack in household of Harry Wommack, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Hans, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ida May Wammack, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1891Clay, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries: 1884: Richland, Illinois, United States

    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

    Age 24

    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hann with genitival or post-medieval -s, plural form of Hand , or a variant of Annis with prosthetic H-.

    Altered form of English Hains .

    French: adaptation of German Hans .

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

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