Anna May Revell

16 May 1897–
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Anna May

When Anna May Revell was born on 16 May 1897, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, George F Revell, was 34 and her mother, Franziska Adeline Bellert, was 29. She lived in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1920.

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George F Revell
Franziska Adeline Bellert
Anna May Revell

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 3

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a boisterous person, from Middle English, Old French revel ‘festivity’, ‘tumult’, ‘riot’ (from Old French reveler ‘to revel’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna M Revell in household of George F Revell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna M Ruell in household of George Ruell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna May Revell in household of George F Revell, "United States Census, 1920"

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