Fannie Meekins

12 June 1889–31 December 1940 (Age 51)
Story, Iowa, United States

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Meekins was born on 12 June 1889, in Story, Iowa, United States, her father, James Gilmore Meekins, was 36 and her mother, Mary R. Fish, was 36. She married George W Kennedy on 18 October 1922, in Marshall, Ringgold, Iowa, United States. She lived in Lincoln Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935. She died on 31 December 1940, in Zearing, Story, Iowa, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Zearing, Story, Iowa, United States.

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George W Kennedy
Fannie Meekins
Marriage: 18 October 1922

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18 October 1922
Marshall, Ringgold, Iowa, United States

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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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 14

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Makin 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie Meekins, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Fannie Kennedy in household of Ernest Meekins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fannie Mekins in household of James Mekins, "United States Census, 1910"

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