Olive May Mather

13 August 1876–16 July 1957 (Age 80)
Richland Township, Rice, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Olive May

When Olive May Mather was born on 13 August 1876, in Richland Township, Rice, Minnesota, United States, her father, James Sherman Mather, was 24 and her mother, Emma Elizabeth Fanning, was 19. She married Wesley Lyle Tate on 22 October 1902, in Madelia, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fieldon Township, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Madelia Township, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 16 July 1957, in Madelia, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Madelia, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Lyle Tate
1879–1959
Olive May Mather
1876–1957
Marriage: 22 October 1902
Lyle James Tate
1904–1995
Tate
1907–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1902
Madelia, Watonwan, Minnesota, United States
children

(2)

    Male1904–1995Male

    Tate

    Female1907–1907Female

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 8

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a mower or reaper of grass or hay, Old English mǣðere. Compare Mead , Mower . Hay was formerly of great importance, not only as feed for animals in winter but also for bedding. 2. in southern Lancashire, where it has long been a common surname, it is probably a relatively late development of Madder ( see Mader ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oleve M Mather in household of James S Mather, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olive M Mather in household of Jas S Mather, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Olive M Mather in household of James S Mather, "United States Census, 1880"

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