Myrtle L. Stands

7 October 1887–14 April 1918 (Age 30)
Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States

The Life of Myrtle L.

When Myrtle L. Stands was born on 7 October 1887, in Wellington, Sumner, Kansas, United States, her father, John J Stands, was 40 and her mother, Christena Kahler, was 36. She married Oscar John Annis in 1913, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. She lived in Sumner, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Jackson Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 April 1918, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Rome, Sumner, Kansas, United States.

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Oscar John Annis
Myrtle L. Stands
Marriage: 1913

Spouse and Children

Jackson, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John J Stands


    Christena Kahler




    Bertha Elizabeth Stands


    Olive May Stands


    Irvin Sylvester Stands


    Della E. Stands



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of Scottish Shand , formed with the English patronymic ending -s.2 Perhaps an Anglicized spelling of German Schantz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Stands in household of J J Stands, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Myrtle Stands in household of J J Stands, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Myrtle L Stands in household of John J Stands, "United States Census, 1910"

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