Vergie Mayes

15 February 1898–6 October 1965 (Age 67)
Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States

The Life of Vergie

When Vergie Mayes was born on 15 February 1898, in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Mayes, was 52 and her mother, Udora Hamilton, was 37. She married James Allen Baker on 1 June 1915, in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Wilson Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 6 October 1965, in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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James Allen Baker
Vergie Mayes
Marriage: 1 June 1915
Helen Louise Baker

Spouse and Children

    James Allen Baker



1 June 1915
Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States


    Helen Louise Baker


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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

English: patronymic from the personal name May ( see May ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Verga Mayes in household of Ben F Mayes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virgie Mayes in household of Benjamin F Mayes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Verga Mayes in entry for J Allen Baker, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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