Minnie Mae McGuire

29 November 1876–7 April 1958 (Age 81)
Norton, Kansas, United States

The Life of Minnie Mae

When Minnie Mae McGuire was born on 29 November 1876, in Norton, Kansas, United States, her father, Jesse McGuire, was 20 and her mother, Mary Melissa Swartz, was 16. She had at least 10 sons and 2 daughters with Joseph Edward Waymire. She lived in Dexter Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Dexter, Cowley, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 7 April 1958, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Dexter, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edward Waymire
Minnie Mae McGuire
Lester Franklin Waymire
Cecil Carl Waymire
Thomas Austin Waymire
Howard Alva Waymire
Emma Jean Waymire
James Everett Waymire
Homer Oliver Waymire
Olin W Waymire
Robert Clarence Waymire
Mary Hester Waymire
Floyd Edward Waymire
Warren Eugene Waymire Sr

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Parents and Siblings




    Willie McGuire


    Bertie McGuire


    Laura McGuire



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World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 1

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Uidhir ‘son of Odhar’, a byname meaning ‘sallow’. This was the name of the ruling family of Fermanagh from the 13th–17th centuries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie M Waymire in household of Joseph E Waymire, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Minnie M Waymire in household of J Edward Waymire, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Waymire in household of J E Waymire, "United States Census, 1930"

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