Oriva Margaret McGee

6 September 1892–8 June 1985 (Age 92)
Orosi, Tulare, California, United States

The Life of Oriva Margaret

When Oriva Margaret McGee was born on 6 September 1892, in Orosi, Tulare, California, United States, her father, Henry Robert McGee Jr., was 27 and her mother, Nellie Mae Combs, was 20. She married Norman Donald Mead on 21 December 1918, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sanger, Fresno, California, United States in 1930 and Montebello Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 8 June 1985, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Liberty Veterans Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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Norman Donald Mead
Oriva Margaret McGee
Marriage: 21 December 1918
Charlotte Mead
Katherine Mead

Spouse and Children

21 December 1918
Fresno, Fresno, California, United States


    Charlotte Mead


    Katherine Mead


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

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.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oliva M Mc Gee in household of H R Mc Gee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret O Mead in household of Norman D Mead, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roiva Mead in household of Norman Mead, "United States Census, 1930"

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