Ethelle May Baker

2 May 1884–
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ethelle May

When Ethelle May Baker was born on 2 May 1884, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, FREDERICK,W BAKER, was 32 and her mother, Adeline Maria White, was 31. She married John Condon on 30 November 1905, in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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John Condon
Ethelle May Baker
Marriage: 30 November 1905

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30 November 1905
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from Middle English bakere, Old English bæcere, a derivative of bacan ‘to bake’. It may have been used for someone whose special task in the kitchen of a great house or castle was the baking of bread, but since most humbler households did their own baking in the Middle Ages, it may also have referred to the owner of a communal oven used by the whole village. The right to be in charge of this and exact money or loaves in return for its use was in many parts of the country a hereditary feudal privilege. Compare Miller . Less often the surname may have been acquired by someone noted for baking particularly fine bread or by a baker of pottery or bricks.2 Americanized form of cognates or equivalents in many other languages, for example German Bäcker, Becker; Dutch Bakker, Bakmann; French Boulanger. For other forms see Hanks and Hodges ( 1988 ).

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

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  • Ethelle M Condon in household of John Condon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Estelle M Condon in household of John Condon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethelle M Condon in household of John Condon, "United States Census, 1920"

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