Myra Kathrine Agee

19 July 1897–6 July 1989 (Age 91)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Myra Kathrine

When Myra Kathrine Agee was born on 19 July 1897, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Jesse Agee, was 31 and her mother, Harriett E. "Hallie" Ransdall, was 28. She married Fritz Arlie Christopherson on 8 June 1920, in Ustick, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 6 July 1989, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Fritz Arlie Christopherson
Myra Kathrine Agee
Marriage: 8 June 1920
Fred Arlie Christopherson
Don Lee Christopherson
Paul Agee Christopherson

Spouse and Children

8 June 1920
Ustick, Ada, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



    John Broadus Agee



    Harold Jesse Agee


    Albert Agee


World Events (8)

1900 · Governor Shot

Age 3

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 29

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin. Perhaps a variant of Ajean, i.e. (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’ ( see Agent ), or of Ager .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myra Agee in household of William J Agee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myra K Agee in household of William J Agee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myra H Agee in household of Urias H Sullivan, "United States Census, 1920"

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