Vernon R See

7 October 1871–1945 (Age 73)
Bainbridge Center, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Vernon R

When Vernon R See was born on 7 October 1871, in Bainbridge Center, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Ira M See, was 49 and his mother, Eliza Simpson, was 38. He married Mabel E Elliot on 11 September 1906, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. He died in 1945, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Shawnee, Johnson, Kansas, United States.

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Vernon R See
Mabel E Elliot
Marriage: 11 September 1906

Spouse and Children

11 September 1906
Jackson, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Perry Robert See


    Maria Louise See



World Events (8)

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.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 6

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English and German: topographic name for someone who lived by the sea-shore or beside a lake, from Middle English see ‘sea’, ‘lake’ (Old English sǣ), Middle High German . Alternatively, the English name may denote someone who lived by a watercourse, from an Old English sēoh ‘watercourse’, ‘drain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vernon R See, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernon R See, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vernon R See, "United States Census, 1920"

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