Ethel Mae Jones

13 March 1895–25 November 1918 (Age 23)
Twin Groves, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life of Ethel Mae

When Ethel Mae Jones was born on 13 March 1895, in Twin Groves, Fremont, Idaho, United States, her father, William Samuel Jones, was 31 and her mother, Martha Hannah Cox, was 32. She married Forrest Lee Garrison on 5 March 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States for about 18 years. She died on 25 November 1918, at the age of 23, and was buried in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Forrest Lee Garrison
Ethel Mae Jones
Marriage: 5 March 1918

Spouse and Children

5 March 1918
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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

Age 3

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 7

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel M. Jones in household of William S. Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel Jones in household of William S Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Mae Garrison, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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