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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Family Time Line

Eli Richard Eastman
1858–1924
Frances E Gotts
1863–1944
Bert Eastman
1880–
Ollivia Eastman
1882–1911
Ida May Eastman
1885–1908
Susan Edna Eastman
1888–1957
George Bryon Eastman
1890–1955
James Richard Eastman
1892–1956
Frank William Eastman
1894–1963
Anna Mildred Eastman
1896–1966
Burt Eastman
1898–1903
Bert Eastman
1898–1899
Elmer Eastman
1900–
Harry Ernest Eastman
1901–1982
Alma Eastman
1902–
Orville Francis Eastman
1908–1979

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)

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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