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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Family Time Line

David Hedges
1845–1906
Eliza Adelene Hauskins
1844–1886
Joseph H Hedges
1868–1943
Bertha M Hedges
1873–
George Edward Hedges
1871–1963
Illa May Hedges
1875–1954
John J Hedges
1875–
Inez Mildred Hedges
1877–1965
Blanche Hedges
1880–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1845–1906Male

    Eliza Adelene Hauskins

    Female1844–1886Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1868–1943Male

    George Edward Hedges

    Male1871–1963Male

    Bertha M Hedges

    Female1873–Female

    Female1875–1954Female

    John J Hedges

    Male1875–Male

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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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