Marvell Katherine Hope

24 December 1897–
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Marvell Katherine

When Marvell Katherine Hope was born on 24 December 1897, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, William Edward Hope, was 33 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth "Mamie" Mcmahan, was 24. She married Jesse Duane Osborn on 6 January 1917, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She lived in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920.

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Jesse Duane Osborn
1887–1972
Marvell Katherine Hope
1897–
Marriage: 6 January 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1917
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1929

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small, enclosed valley, Middle English hop(e), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there are examples in North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Clwyd, Devon, Herefordshire, Kent, Sussex, and elsewhere. The surname is most common in Scotland and northern England, and it is also established in Ireland.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Hordaland, so named from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marrell K Osborn in household of Jessie D Osborn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marvell Katherine Hope, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Marvell Katherine Hope, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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