Margaret Jane Elliott

1890–1982 (Age 92)
Wheatley Hill, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Jane

Margaret Jane Elliott was born on 4 July 1890, in Wheatley Hill, Durham, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Jr. Dean on 1 April 1910, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States. She died on 12 December 1982, in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States, at the age of 92.

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Margaret Jane Elliott
1890–1982
Thomas Jr. Dean
1882–1978
Marriage: 1 April 1910

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MARRIAGE
1 April 1910
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1914

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

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

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