Mary Edna Town

22 December 1890–
Chippewa Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary Edna

When Mary Edna Town was born on 22 December 1890, in Chippewa Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, her father, Philip Sheridan Towns, was 26 and her mother, Myrtle May Tiffany, was 23. She lived in Charlevoix, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Peter Pappas
1885–
Mary Edna Town
1890–

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    Peter Pappas

    Male1885–Male

    Female1890–Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 33

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Towne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna M Towns in household of Phillip Towns, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna M Towns in household of Philip S Towns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edna Pappas in household of Philip S Towns, "United States Census, 1920"

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