Elba Wilber McNinch

1 February 1898–18 April 1976 (Age 78)
Lima, Beaverhead, Montana, United States

The Life of Elba Wilber

When Elba Wilber McNinch was born on 1 February 1898, in Lima, Beaverhead, Montana, United States, his father, Gilbert McNinch, was 25 and his mother, Blanche Drown, was 20. He married Carrie Agnes Priest on 15 June 1921, in Beaverhead, Montana, United States. He died on 18 April 1976, in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States.

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Elba Wilber McNinch
Carrie Agnes Priest
Marriage: 15 June 1921

Spouse and Children

15 June 1921
Beaverhead, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Blanche Drown




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · Montana Capital Building Completed

Age 4

Construction started on the Montana state capital in 1899. In 1902 the capital was completed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McAninch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elba Wilber Mcninch, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Elba Wilbur Mcninch, "Montana, Beaverhead County Records, 1862-2009"
  • Elba W. Mcninch, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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