Annie Mae Taft

April 1889–15 March 1953 (Age 63)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Annie Mae

When Annie Mae Taft was born in April 1889, in South Carolina, United States, her father, William H. Taff, was 25 and her mother, Ida J. Quinn, was 29. She lived in Williamston Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 15 March 1953, at the age of 63.

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William H. Taff
Ida J. Quinn
John Taft
Annie Mae Taft

Parents and Siblings

    William H. Taff





    John Taft



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name or habitational name from a dialect variant of Old and Middle English toft ‘curtilage’, ‘site’, ‘homestead’, also applied to a low hillock where a homestead used to be. Compare Toft .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Annie M Taft in household of William Taft, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie Mae Taff Leonard, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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