Iva Mae “Sadie” Phelps

6 July 1920–16 December 2012 (Age 92)
Belle, Maries, Missouri, United States

The Life of Iva Mae “Sadie”

When Iva Mae “Sadie” Phelps was born on 6 July 1920, in Belle, Maries, Missouri, United States, her father, charles houston phelps, was 46 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Hicks, was 36. She married Forest Ireland Russell on 18 October 1940, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Mokane, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 2007. She died on 16 December 2012, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Forest Ireland Russell
1920–2008
Iva Mae “Sadie” Phelps
1920–2012
Marriage: 18 October 1940
Forest Dwaine Russell
1944–2003
Gloria Jean Taylor
Sharon Mae Meller

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1940
Missouri, United States
children

(3)

    Male1944–2003Male

    Gloria Jean Taylor

    FemaleFemale

    Sharon Mae Meller

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    charles houston phelps

    Male1874–1926Male

    Martha Elizabeth Hicks

    Female1884–1928Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 11

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Iva Russell in entry for Dorothy Elizabeth Warden, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Iva Mae Sadie Phelps Russell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Iva Mae Phelps in entry for Mr Forest Ireland Russell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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