Myrtle Sands

23 December 1893–after 1954 (Age 60)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Sands was born on 23 December 1893, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Christian Sands, was 34 and her mother, Christiane Wusler, was 29. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years. She died after 1954, at the age of 62.

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Christian Sands
Christiane Wusler
May Sands
James Clairus Sands
Jane Katherine Sands
Myrtle Sands
Russell Sands

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Sands





    May Sands


    James Clairus Sands


    Jane Katherine Sands




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 14

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Sand 1.2 Scottish: habitational name from Sands in Tulliallan in Fife.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Sands in household of Christ Sands, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Mertile Sands in household of Christ Sands, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle L Sands in household of Christ Sands, "United States Census, 1910"

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