Illa May Hedges

1875–1954 (Age 79)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Illa May

When Illa May Hedges was born in 1875, in Illinois, United States, her father, David Hedges, was 30 and her mother, Eliza Adelene Hauskins, was 31. She lived in Waverly, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 79, and was buried in Waverly, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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David Hedges
Eliza Adelene Hauskins
Joseph H Hedges
Bertha M Hedges
George Edward Hedges
Illa May Hedges
John J Hedges
Inez Mildred Hedges
Blanche Hedges

Parents and Siblings


    Eliza Adelene Hauskins





    George Edward Hedges


    Bertha M Hedges



    John J Hedges


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hedge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • May Hedges in household of David Hedges, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Illa May Hedges, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Illa May Hedges, "Find A Grave Index"

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