Jeannette May Mayer

1 June 1878–17 April 1943 (Age 64)
Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jeannette May

When Jeannette May Mayer was born on 1 June 1878, in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry Joseph Mayer, was 36 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Whittaker, was 37. She married Claude Bishop Hamilton on 26 September 1910, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lincoln, Montana, United States for about 5 years and Libby, Lincoln, Montana, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1943, in Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Conrad Memorial Cemetery, Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Bishop Hamilton
1874–1955
Jeannette May Mayer
1878–1943
Marriage: 26 September 1910
Mary Ruth Hamilton
1912–1999
Robert Mayer Hamilton
1913–1975

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1910Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    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.
    1890
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries - 1890: Missoula, Montana, United States; 1893: Flathead, Montana, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 18
    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

    1 English: status name for a mayor, Middle English, Old French mair(e) (from Latin maior ‘greater’, ‘superior’; compare Mayor ). In France the title denoted various minor local officials, and the same is true of Scotland ( see Mair 1). In England, however, the term was normally restricted to the chief officer of a borough, and the surname may have been given not only to a citizen of some standing who had held this office, but also as a nickname to a pompous or officious person.2 German and Dutch: variant of Meyer 1.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer 2.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Jeanette M Hamilton in household of Marshall H Murray, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Jeannette Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jeanetta Mayer in household of Mary E Mayer, "United States Census, 1900"

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