Mary Ida Lott

9 November 1871–1 March 1969 (Age 97)
Covington, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary Ida

Mary Ida Lott was born on 9 November 1871, in Covington, Mississippi, United States as the daughter of Sim William Lott and Janie Edmondson. She died on 1 March 1969, at the age of 97.

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Sim William Lott
Janie Edmondson
Mary Ida Lott
1871–1969

Parents and Siblings

    Sim William Lott

    MaleMale

    Janie Edmondson

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 6

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a medieval personal name brought to England by the Normans, of uncertain origin. It may be the Hebrew personal name Lot ‘covering’, which was relatively popular in northern France, or a reduced form of various names formed with the diminutive suffix -lot (originally a combination of -el + -ot), commonly used with women's names.2 English: from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot’, ‘portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot.3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a plumber or lead roofer, from lood ‘lead’.

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

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