Esther Maurine Summerfield

23 May 1903–11 May 1998 (Age 95)
Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States

The Life of Esther Maurine

When Esther Maurine Summerfield was born on 23 May 1903, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, her father, Solomon Milton Summerfield, was 25 and her mother, Lucille May McBride, was 23. She married Harold William Myers on 8 June 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1930 and San Rafael Judicial Township, Marin, California, United States in 1940. She died on 11 May 1998, in California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, Marin, California, United States.

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Harold William Myers
Esther Maurine Summerfield
Marriage: 8 June 1926
Harold William Myers

Spouse and Children

8 June 1926
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

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.

Age 26

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

1 English: habitational name from Summerfield in Wiltshire.2 Scottish: variant of Somerville .3 Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Sommerfeld(t) ( see Sommerfeld ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Meyers in household of Harold W Meyers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther Myers in household of Harold W Myers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Esther Summerfield in household of Sol M Summerfield, "United States Census, 1920"

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