Mayme Ferguson

30 November 1884–3 August 1955 (Age 70)
Braidwood, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mayme

When Mayme Ferguson was born on 30 November 1884, in Braidwood, Will, Illinois, United States, her father, Walter Ferguson, was 25 and her mother, Mary Struthers, was 23. She married John G. Corsario on 26 April 1905, in Gardner, Grundy, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Greenfield Township, Grundy, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 August 1955, in South Wilmington, Grundy, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Braceville Township, Grundy, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John G. Corsario
Mayme Ferguson
Marriage: 26 April 1905
Walter Corsario
Laverne Corsario

Spouse and Children

26 April 1905
Gardner, Grundy, Illinois, United States


    Walter Corsario


    Laverne Corsario


Parents and Siblings

    Walter Ferguson


    Mary Struthers




World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mamie Ferguson in household of Walter Ferguson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mayme Corsario in household of John Corsario, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mayme Corsario in household of John Corsario, "United States Census, 1940"

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