John McMichael

Brief Life History of John

When John McMichael was born on 30 March 1893, in Spencerville, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, Walter M. McMICHAEL, was 35 and his mother, Rachel A Van Sweringen, was 31.

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Rachel A Van Sweringen
Joseph Lloyd McMICHAEL
Anna Belle McMicheal
John McMichael
Walter Maurice McMICHAEL

Sources (2)

  • John Mcmichal, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • John Mcmichal, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhichíl, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Michael . This was the usual shortened Anglicized form of Mac Gille Michil in Scotland.

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

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