Golda Mabel Amend

15 September 1892–3 February 1969 (Age 76)
Lewis, Edwards, Kansas, United States

The Life of Golda Mabel

When Golda Mabel Amend was born on 15 September 1892, in Lewis, Edwards, Kansas, United States, her father, John William Amend, was 34 and her mother, Clarissa Frances Bennett, was 31. She married Harlan Alfred Ray on 15 September 1908, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 3 February 1969, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Orange, California, United States.

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Harlan Alfred Ray
Golda Mabel Amend
Marriage: 15 September 1908
Wilson Oakland Ray
Dorwain L Ray
Melvin Harlan Ray
Romain Ray

Spouse and Children

15 September 1908
Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living at the end of a settlement or street, from Middle High German am ende ‘at the end’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Goldie M Ray in household of Harlan A Ray, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Goldie Ray in household of Harland Ray, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Goldie M Ray in household of Harlan A Ray, "United States Census, 1930"

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