Mary Brevoort Storm

Female14 January 1881–8 August 1955

Brief Life History of Mary Brevoort

When Mary Brevoort Storm was born on 14 January 1881, in New York, United States, her father, George Wilkerson Storm, was 24 and her mother, Isabel Lowle Abeel, was 25. She married Col. Hugh Lawson Walthall on 21 October 1905. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Manila, Philippines in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 8 August 1955, in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Col. Hugh Lawson Walthall
1879–1950
Mary Brevoort Storm
1881–1955
Marriage: 21 October 1905
Virginia Madison Walthall
1907–1985
Isabel Lawson Walthall
1913–1971

Sources (13)

  • Mary B Storm in household of George W Storm, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Brevoort Walthall, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mary Brevoort Walthall, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1905
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1898

    Age 17

    The U.S. navy destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain cedes the Philippines to the U.S. under the Treaty of Paris in December, Philippines rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines independent on June 12, which will be recognized in the future as the Philippines' Independence Day.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 20

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English, North German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: nickname for a man of blustery or stormy temperament, from Middle English, Middle Low German storm, Old Norse stormr ‘storm’.

    Flemish and Dutch: occupational name for someone who sounded the alarm-bell, warning people for a coming storm, Middle Dutch storm.

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

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