Atha Marie Meacham

25 November 1890–17 December 1984 (Age 94)
Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States

The Life of Atha Marie

When Atha Marie Meacham was born on 25 November 1890, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, her father, Clarence Herbert Meacham, was 39 and her mother, Alice Cobler, was 29. She married John Carl Wallace on 15 November 1913, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Santa Ana Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died on 17 December 1984, in San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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John Carl Wallace
Atha Marie Meacham
Marriage: 15 November 1913

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15 November 1913
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Machen . This is a late (17th-century) form.

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

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  • Atha M Wallace in household of John C Wallace, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Atha M Wallace in household of John C Wallace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Atha M Wallace in household of John C Wallace, "United States Census, 1920"

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