Minnie Louisa Forsse

18 March 1881–6 March 1957 (Age 76)
Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States

The Life of Minnie Louisa

When Minnie Louisa Forsse was born on 18 March 1881, in Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States, her father, Samuel Bigger Thompson, was 34 and her mother, Alice Diana McNutt, was 28. She married Clark Springer Monnett on 18 October 1899, in Avilla, Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in McDonald Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Dixie Election Precinct, Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 6 March 1957, in Dixie, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Dixie, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

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Clark Springer Monnett
Minnie Louisa Forsse
Marriage: 18 October 1899
Lyda Irene Monnett
Lloyd Albert Monnett
Rilla Alice Monnett
Stella Unicia Monnett
Iva Selma Monnett
Leo Warren Monnett
Halene Lulu Monnett

Spouse and Children

18 October 1899
Avilla, Jasper, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 8

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of French Fortier .2 See Forshee .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Louisa Thomson Ramsay in household of Ezra Grant Ramsay, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Minnie Louisa Thomson Ramsay in household of Ezra Grant Ramsay, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Minnie Monnet in household of Clark Monnet, "United States Census, 1910"

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