Alice Nellie Mayes

8 February 1897–28 October 1964 (Age 67)
Riley, Kansas, United States

The Life of Alice Nellie

When Alice Nellie Mayes was born on 8 February 1897, in Riley, Kansas, United States, her father, William Houston Mays, was 53 and her mother, Celia Kendall, was 29. She married Carl Walter Stonequist about 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Center Township, Riley, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Randolph, Riley, Kansas, United States in 1905. She died on 28 October 1964, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Carl Walter Stonequist
Alice Nellie Mayes
Marriage: about 1917
Jack P Stonequist

Spouse and Children

about 1917
Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name May ( see May ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Mayes in household of Celia Mayes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Mayes in household of William Mayes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census

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