Minnie LaNette Washburn

20 September 1871–10 January 1955 (Age 83)
Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Minnie LaNette

When Minnie LaNette Washburn was born on 20 September 1871, in Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States, her father, John Washburn, was 41 and her mother, Louisa Jane Hersha, was 38. She married Clarence Perry Springer on 9 November 1892, in Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 38 Belle Glade, Palm Beach, Florida, United States in 1940. She died on 10 January 1955, in Belle Glade, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Perry Springer
Minnie LaNette Washburn
Marriage: 9 November 1892
Neva L. Springer
Ruth Irene Springer
Dolly Springer
Mae Springer

Spouse and Children

9 November 1892
Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States


    Neva L. Springer





    Dolly Springer


    Mae Springer


Parents and Siblings

    John Washburn


    Louisa Jane Hersha




    Sarah Ann Washburn


    Stephen A Washburn


    Elida W Washburn


    John A Washburn



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 8

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Washburn river in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English personal name Walc + Old English burna ‘stream’. The river name is first recorded as Walke(s)burna in the early 12th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Springer in household of Clarence Springer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie S Springer in household of Clarance P Springer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Springer in household of Clarence Springer, "United States Census, 1920"

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