Louessie May Votaw

12 April 1888–19 July 1979 (Age 91)
Fremont, Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of Louessie May

When Louessie May Votaw was born on 12 April 1888, in Fremont, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, her father, Daniel S Votaw, was 35 and her mother, Clara E McFall, was 29. She married Peter Clark McAninch on 25 December 1906, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States for about 10 years and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 19 July 1979, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Peter Clark McAninch
Louessie May Votaw
Marriage: 25 December 1906
Faith Louise McAninch

Spouse and Children

25 December 1906
Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States


    Faith Louise McAninch


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1896 · ""

Age 8

"""Post office name was changed from """"Boise City"""" to """"Boise"""" in 1896. Remains as such today."""
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an Americanized form of Czech Votava .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lizzie M Beason in household of Chas G Beason, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lessie Votaw in household of Daniel Votaw, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Lesslie Vertner in household of Daniel S Vot*, "United States Census, 1900"

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