Iva May Fischer

25 November 1889–5 December 1980 (Age 91)
Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras, California, United States

The Life of Iva May

When Iva May Fischer was born on 25 November 1889, in Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras, California, United States, her father, George Fischer, was 39 and her mother, Amelia Radcliffe, was 26. She married David Eugene Coleman on 27 November 1919, in San Joaquin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1920 and Redwood Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 December 1980, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

David Eugene Coleman
Iva May Fischer
Marriage: 27 November 1919
William Bruce Coleman
John David Coleman

Spouse and Children

27 November 1919
San Joaquin, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Fischer


    Amelia Radcliffe




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ivy M Fischer in household of George Fischer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • ?Ra Coleman in household of David Coleman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Iva F Coleman in household of David E Coleman, "United States Census, 1930"

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