Rhoda Mae Annan

1900–1990 (Age 90)
Lincoln, Tama, Iowa, United States

The Life of Rhoda Mae

When Rhoda Mae Annan was born on 19 December 1900, in Lincoln, Tama, Iowa, United States, her father, John William Annan, was 42 and her mother, Edna Jane Bonsall, was 25. She married Veron Ralph Hammer on 14 February 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Page, Iowa, United States in 1935 and College Springs, Page, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 2 December 1990, in Albany, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Rhoda Mae Annan
Veron Ralph Hammer
Marriage: 14 February 1923
Francis May Hammer
Dale Lindle Hammer
Hazel Pauline Hammer

Spouse & Children

14 February 1923


  • Francis May Hammer


  • Male1928–2005Male

  • Hazel Pauline Hammer


Parents & Siblings

  • John William Annan


  • Female1875–1955Female



  • Caroline L. Annan


  • Male1900–1973Male

  • Female1900–1990Female

  • George R. Annan


  • Bertha Amelia Annan


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

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 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 26

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Dumfriesshire on the banks of the river Annan, from which its name derives. See also Annand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rhoda Annan, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Rhoda Annan in household of Charles Annan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rhoda M Annan, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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