Phineas Mayo McPherson

Male27 September 1875–26 June 1941

Brief Life History of Phineas Mayo

Phineas Mayo McPherson was born on 27 September 1875, in Kansas, United States. He had at least 1 son with Minnie M Kendall. He lived in Franklin Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Soldier Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 June 1941, at the age of 65, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Phineas Mayo McPherson
Minnie M Kendall
Paul E McPherson

Sources (10)

  • Phinneas McPherson, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Phineas Mayo McPherson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Phineas M. McPherson, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac a' Phearsain ‘son of the parson or priest’ (see Parsons ).

History: This is the name of a Highland Scottish clan, part of the Chattan confederation, the founder of which is believed to have been a man named Muireach or Murdo Cattenach, priest of Kingussie in Badenoch in the 9th century.

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

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