Mayme Elizabeth Humberger

9 May 1895–13 August 1985 (Age 90)
Plymouth, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Mayme Elizabeth

When Mayme Elizabeth Humberger was born on 9 May 1895, in Plymouth, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Hudgel Humbarger, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Abigail Potts, was 26. She married ? in 1917, in Plymouth, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Cub Creek Township, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Cub Creek Election Precinct, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 1985, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States.

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Wilhelm Johann Albert Selk
Mayme Elizabeth Humberger
Marriage: 18 November 1917
Evelyn Ada Selk
Hudgel Wayne Selk
Shirley Selk

Spouse and Children

18 November 1917
Plymouth, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States


    Evelyn Ada Selk



    Shirley Selk


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.

Age 14

Historical Boundaries 1896: Big Horn, Wyoming, United States 1909: Park, Wyoming, United States
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places named Hamberg .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hamburger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mamie Humberger in household of Henry H Humberger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mamie Humberger in household of Henry Humberger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mayme E Selk in household of William J Selk, "United States Census, 1920"

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