Margaret Sands

11 July 1896–26 September 1985 (Age 89)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margaret

Margaret Sands was born on 11 July 1896, in Kentucky, United States as the daughter of Joseph Sands and Mary L. Flinckenger. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Riverside Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. She died on 26 September 1985, in Joshua Tree, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Joshua Tree, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Hans Keck
Margaret Sands

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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Sands


    Mary L. Flinckenger




World Events (8)

1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 30

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Sand 1.2 Scottish: habitational name from Sands in Tulliallan in Fife.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Boudaux in household of Leon J Boudaux, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret S Keck, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Flimnem in entry for Margaret S Keck, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

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