Maxie Idella Flaherty

13 July 1893–6 January 1989 (Age 95)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Maxie Idella

When Maxie Idella Flaherty was born on 13 July 1893, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, Orrick Bishop Flaherty, was 25 and her mother, Mary Olive Vines, was 21. She lived in Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Madison District, Orange, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 6 January 1989, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 95.

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James Haywood Gillum
Maxie Idella Flaherty

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    Orrick Bishop Flaherty





World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithbheartaigh ‘descendant of Flaithbheartach ’, a byname meaning ‘generous’, ‘hospitable’ (from flaith(eamh) ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘acting’, ‘behaving’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maxie T Flaherty in household of Orrich B Flaherty, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maxey I Flaherty in household of Orrick B Flaherty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maxie F Gillum in household of J Haywood Gillum, "United States Census, 1930"

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