Mary E Flattley

25 March 1889–20 May 1961 (Age 72)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Flattley was born on 25 March 1889, in South Dakota, United States, her father, Thomas John Flattley, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Ellen Mackey, was 23. She married Homer Osman Thurstin on 7 April 1907, in Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Greene, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 20 May 1961, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Osman Thurstin
Mary E Flattley
Marriage: 7 April 1907
Pauline N Thurstin
Margaret C Thurstin

Spouse and Children

7 April 1907
Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas John Flattley


    Margaret Ellen Mackey




    John Michael Flattley



    Julia Flattley




    Cecilia Flattley


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 2

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithfhileadh, an earlier form of Ó Flaitile ‘descendant of the prince poet’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Flattley in household of Thomas Flattley, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Mary E Therstin in household of H O Therstin, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Mary E Thurston in household of Howard Thurston, "United States Census, 1920"

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