Ida May Eastman

Brief Life History of Ida May

When Ida May Eastman was born on 29 January 1885, in Wheeler Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, her father, Eli Richard Eastman, was 26 and her mother, Frances E Gotts, was 21. She lived in Merrill, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 16 December 1908, in Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Lakefield, Lakefield Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Eli Richard Eastman
Frances E Gotts
Bert Eastman
Ollivia Eastman
Ida May Eastman
Susan Edna Eastman
George Bryon Eastman
James Richard Eastman
Frank William Eastman
Anna Mildred Eastman
Burt Eastman
Bert Eastman
Elmer Eastman
Harry Ernest Eastman
Alma Eastman
Orville Francis Eastman

Sources (3)

  • Ida Eastman in household of Eli Eastman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ida May Eastman, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Ida May Eastman, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)


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1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Estmund (Old English Ēastmund, from ēast ‘east’ + mund ‘protection’). See also Esmond .

English: occasionally a variant of Heasman, a topographic name for a dweller ‘(in the) brushwood’, from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’ + mann (compare Hayes 3).

Americanized form (translation into English) of Swedish Östman (see Ostman ) and North German Ostmann or Östmann (see Oestmann ).

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

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