Ralph L McCall

13 October 1868–9 August 1954 (Age 85)
Camden, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph L

When Ralph L McCall was born on 13 October 1868, in Camden, New Jersey, United States, his father, Pvt George H. McCall, was 31 and his mother, Jane J. Farmer, was 28. He married Sarah Sallie Heitler on 2 July 1894, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and New London, Connecticut, United States in 1935. He died on 9 August 1954, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Charles Evans Cemetery, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph L McCall
1868–1954
Sarah Sallie Heitler
1871–1924
Marriage: 2 July 1894
Sgt Leon Heitler McCall
1894–1985
Grace Mildred McCall
1899–1977
Ruth Margaret McCall
1901–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 July 1894Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing
    Age 8
    Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
    1894
    Age 26
    Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and Scottish:Anglicized form of Mac Cathail ‘son of Cathal’, a personal name meaning ‘powerful in battle’. See Cahill .more rarely an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’, a personal name composed of the elements cath ‘battle’ + maol ‘chief’. See Cowell .

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

    Possible Related Names

    McAll
    Cahill
    McCaul
    McCahill
    McKeel
    McKale

    Sources (17)

    • Ralph L Mccall in household of Burgess Nightingale, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Ralph L McCall in entry for Sallie H Heitler, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Ralph L Mccall in household of George H Mccall, "United States Census, 1880"

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