Myrtle Evelyn Dow

1895–1987 (Age 91)
Rand, Jackson, Colorado, United States

The Life of Myrtle Evelyn

When Myrtle Evelyn Dow was born in June 1895, in Rand, Jackson, Colorado, United States, her father, Willard Barton Dow, was 38 and her mother, Jessie MacFarlane, was 37. She married Asa Richard Martin on 14 July 1917, in Denver, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States for about 5 years and Lafayette, Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died in 1987, in Concord, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Asa Richard Martin
1896–1960
Myrtle Evelyn Dow
1895–1987
Marriage: 14 July 1917
Betty Lou Martin
1927–2013

Spouse and Children

    Asa Richard Martin

    Male1896–1960Male

    Female1895–1987Female

MARRIAGE
14 July 1917
Denver, Colorado, United States
children

(1)

    Betty Lou Martin

    Female1927–2013Female

Parents and Siblings

    Willard Barton Dow

    Male1857–1903Male

    Jessie MacFarlane

    Female1858–1928Female

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1909

Age 14

Historical Boundaries: 1909: Jackson, Colorado, United States
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

1 Scottish (also found in Ireland): reduced form of McDow . This surname is borne by a sept of the Buchanans.2 English: variant of Daw .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Douw, an Old Frisian personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle E Martin in household of Mary A Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle E Martin in household of Asa R Martin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle E Martin in household of Asa R Martin, "United States Census, 1930"

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