Lucy Mayhew

10 March 1895–
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Mayhew was born on 10 March 1895, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, Alanson Dillard Mayhew Jr., was 27 and her mother, Mary Eliza Wilford, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Dillard Mayhew Jr.
1867–1947
Mary Eliza Wilford
1869–1947
Lucy R Mayhew
1891–1892
Frances Bell "Fanny" Mayhew
1891–1966
Samuel Mayhew
1892–
Thadius Weeks Mayhew
1892–1958
Martha Lee Mayhew
1894–1981
Lucy Mayhew
1895–
Lula Bradley Mayhew
1896–1973
Roy Rucher Mayhew
1897–1958
Lacey Mayhew
1900–
Wallace Layton Mayhew
1900–1963
Lila Ester Mayhew
1902–1984
Joseph Alanson Mayhew
1905–1959
Florney Christine Mayhew
1906–2006

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 4

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman French personal name Mahieu, a variant of Mathieu ( see Matthew ).2 Anglicized form of French Mailloux .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lucy Mayhew, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Lucy Mayhew, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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