Ida May Hance

15 April 1869–20 September 1959 (Age 90)
Illinois, United States

The Life 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 Cemetery, Lawrence Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Carl Wammack
1865–1963
Ida May Hance
1869–1959
Marriage: 24 December 1891
Mayme B. Wammack
1892–1989
Raymond Roscoe Wammack
1895–1985
Lenora May Wammack
1899–1984
La Verne Wammack
1908–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1891
Clay, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    James Gordon Hance

    Male1839–1902Male

    Sarah Samantha Ricketts

    Female1849–1935Female

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.
1871

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
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

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Hann .2 English: plural form of Hand .3 Scottish: shortened form of Machans, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis, a patronymic from the personal name Aonghus ( see Angus ). Compare McInnes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida May Hance in household of James Hance, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida M Wammack in household of Harvey C Wammack, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Wammack in household of Harvey Wammack, "United States Census, 1920"

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