Evelyn Mae Pelton

1890–16 September 1957 (Age 67)
Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Evelyn Mae

When Evelyn Mae Pelton was born in 1890, in Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, United States, her father, Morton A Pelton, was 21 and her mother, Alta M Wilcox, was 20. She married Timothy Rives Temple on 19 March 1909, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. She lived in Traverse Twp, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 September 1957, at the age of 67.

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Timothy Rives Temple
Evelyn Mae Pelton
Marriage: 19 March 1909

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1909Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 0
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    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."
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 18
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Pelton, a place in County Durham, named from an unattested Old English personal name Pēola + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

    Sources (9)

    • Era M Peton in household of Alvan Wilcox, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Evelyn May Temple in household of Timothy Rives Temple, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Evelyn M Temple in household of Timothy R Temple, "United States Census, 1940"

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