Minard Hyney

4 May 1909–5 September 1949 (Age 40)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Minard

When Minard Hyney was born on 4 May 1909, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Ward Hyney, was 30 and his mother, Annie Mae Reynolds, was 25. He lived in Oneonta, Otsego, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 5 September 1949, at the age of 40.

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Ward Hyney
Annie Mae Reynolds
Minard Hyney
Glen Hyney
Norman Hyney

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 4

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

Age 11

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidhnigh ‘descendant of Eidneach’ or Ó hAdhnaigh ‘descendant of Adhnach’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Minard Hyney in household of Ward J Hyney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Minard Hyney - Published information: birth-name: Minard Hyney

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