Mary Eva Mercer

23 September 1894–25 December 1965 (Age 71)
Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States

The Life of Mary Eva

When Mary Eva Mercer was born on 23 September 1894, in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States, her father, Henry Mercer, was 51 and her mother, Delphina Muñoz, was 34. She married Edward James Haines in 1909. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Globe, Gila, Arizona Territory, United States in 1910. She died on 25 December 1965, in Parker, La Paz, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Parker, La Paz, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward James Haines
Mary Eva Mercer
Marriage: 1909
Eva Delphine Haines
Pauline Emily Haines
Adela Lillian Haines

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English and Catalan: occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier, Late Latin mercarius (an agent derivative of merx, genitive mercis, ‘merchandise’). In Middle English the term was applied particularly to someone who dealt in textiles, especially the more costly and luxurious fabrics such as silks, satin, and velvet.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva M Haines in household of Edward J Haines, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eva Mercier in entry for Eva Delphina Haines, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Mercer in entry for Eva Delphine Lavoy, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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