Mary Ellan Weeks

6 March 1882–17 August 1965 (Age 83)
Rhodes, Marshall, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Ellan

When Mary Ellan Weeks was born on 6 March 1882, in Rhodes, Marshall, Iowa, United States, her father, William Chamberlain Weeks, was 35 and her mother, Ruth Anna Scott, was 26. She married George Thomas Lane in 1900, in Baxter, Jasper, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Independence Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 17 August 1965, in Baxter, Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Independence Cemetery, Independence Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Lane
1878–1959
Mary Ellan Weeks
1882–1965
Marriage: 1900
Gwen L. Lane
1900–1903
Lloyd Leslie Lane
1903–1903
Leslie Leroy Lane
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1900
Baxter, Jasper, Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Gwen L. Lane

    Female1900–1903Female

    Lloyd Leslie Lane

    Female1903–1903Female

    Leslie Leroy Lane

    Male1903–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Chamberlain Weeks

    Male1846–1907Male

    Female1855–1907Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1867–1869Female

    Wilber Raymond Weeks

    Male1876–1903Male

    Ora Benton Weeks

    Male1877–1931Male

    Female1878–Female

    Benjamin O. Weeks

    Male1878–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 2

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Lane in household of Weeks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Weeks, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Mary Ellen Weeks in entry for Leslie Leroy Lane, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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