Elsie May Neuman

1 August 1886–16 May 1946 (Age 59)
Marlette, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Elsie May

When Elsie May Neuman was born on 1 August 1886, in Marlette, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, her father, Joseph Neumann, was 49 and her mother, Euphemia McKenzie, was 41. She married Reynold P Paynter on 18 April 1905, in Marlette, Sanilac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Marquette, Woodlands, Manitoba, Canada in 1911 and Saskatchewan, Canada in 1916. She died on 16 May 1946, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Reynold P Paynter
Elsie May Neuman
Marriage: 18 April 1905
Lawrence Newman Paynter
Elsie May Paynter
Joseph William Paynter
Donald John Paynter

Spouse and Children

18 April 1905
Marlette, Sanilac, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Neumann


    Euphemia McKenzie




World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 16

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Neumann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • L C May Paynter in household of Reynolds Paynter, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Else C Newman in household of Joseph Newman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alsie May Newman, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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