Mary Etta Bone

3 September 1892–17 December 1970 (Age 78)
Nash, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Etta

When Mary Etta Bone was born on 3 September 1892, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, her father, Richard Walter Bone, was 29 and her mother, Louisa Blanche Winstead, was 23. She married Eddie Richard Baker on 15 December 1912, in Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Coopers Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 17 December 1970, in Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Eddie Richard Baker
Mary Etta Bone
Marriage: 15 December 1912
Bruce Cherry Baker

Spouse and Children

    Eddie Richard Baker



15 December 1912
Nash, North Carolina, United States


    Bruce Cherry Baker


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Walter Bone


    Louisa Blanche Winstead




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Old French bon ‘good’.2 English: nickname for a thin man, from Middle English bōn ‘bone’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 2).3 Hungarian (Bóné): from bóné denoting a particular kind of fishing net, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or perhaps for a maker of such nets.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mary E Bone in household of Richard Bone, "United States Census, 1900"

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