Ethel M Malstead

26 May 1895–3 December 1980 (Age 85)
Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ethel M

When Ethel M Malstead was born on 26 May 1895, in Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Henry Malstead, was 47 and her mother, Julia Ann Martin, was 32. She married Walter James Craig on 18 August 1914, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Rose Creek Township, Republic, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 3 December 1980, in Marysville, Marshall, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ida Cemetery, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter James Craig
Ethel M Malstead
Marriage: 18 August 1914
Velma M. Craig
Verna Lucille Craig

Spouse and Children

18 August 1914
Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States


    Velma M. Craig


    Verna Lucille Craig


Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Malstead





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World Events (8)

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 12

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Milstead in Kent, perhaps so named from Middle English middel ‘middle’ + stede ‘place’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethel Craig in household of Walter Craig, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Ethel Craig in household of Walter Craig, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel M Malested in household of Henery J Malested, "United States Census, 1900"

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