Myrtle Olive Kite

Female3 August 1900–1 February 1981

Brief Life History of Myrtle Olive

When Myrtle Olive Kite was born on 3 August 1900, in Danville, Montgomery, Missouri, United States, her father, Harvey Casper Kite, was 51 and her mother, Maude Elizabeth Ford, was 33. She lived in Mineola, Montgomery, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 1 February 1981, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Casper Kite
Maude Elizabeth Ford
Clyde Casper Kite
Clara Margaret Kite
Lucy Ferol Kite
Francis Moriah Kite
Richard David
Myrtle Olive Kite
Warren Kelley Kite
Emily Ruth Kite

Sources (5)

  • Meyrtie Kite in household of H C Kite, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle O Carlson, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Myrtle D Kite in household of Harvey T Kite, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

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.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English kete, kyte ‘kite’ (the bird of prey), perhaps a nickname for a rapacious person.

Americanized form of German Keith .

English: habitational name from one or more of the minor places with names deriving from Old English cȳte, cyte ‘cottage, hut, shed’, such as Kite Farm in Swalecliffe (Kent).

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

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