Melvin Sherman Countryman

8 June 1894–24 February 1978 (Age 83)
Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Melvin Sherman

When Melvin Sherman Countryman was born on 8 June 1894, in Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States, his father, Noah Sherman Countryman, was 28 and his mother, Hattie Ullery, was 18. He lived in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 13 Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 24 February 1978, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States.

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Noah Sherman Countryman
Hattie Ullery
Melvin Sherman Countryman
Pearl Countryman
Fern Countryman
Mary E Countryman
Charles Cassius Countryman
Earl Carson Countryman
Estella Countryman
Hazel Countryman
Orville Laverne Countryman

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 7

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Translation of German Landmann, Landsmann or Dutch Landman, Landsman ( see Landsman ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin Countryman in household of Hattie Countryman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin S Countyman in household of Noah S Countyman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvin D Countryman in household of Noah S Countryman, "United States Census, 1900"

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