Homer R Yaw

19 December 1894–8 December 1954 (Age 59)
New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Homer R

When Homer R Yaw was born on 19 December 1894, in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States, his father, Benoni Dixon Yaw, was 40 and his mother, Mary Katherine Foley, was 34. He lived in Coventry Township, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1935. He died on 8 December 1954, at the age of 59, and was buried in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benoni Dixon Yaw
1854–1941
Mary Katherine Foley
1860–1929
Anna Josephine Yaw
1876–1964
Winfield Scott Yaw
1880–1937
Edith Laura Yaw
1882–1953
James Benoni Yaw
1884–1958
Frank Clark Yaw
1886–1960
Carrie Margaret Yaw
1888–1946
Maggie Yaw
1889–
Bertha F Yaw
1891–1981
Mary C Yaw
1893–1966
Homer R Yaw
1894–1954
Phyllis L Yaw
1898–1987

Parents and Siblings

    Benoni Dixon Yaw

    Male1854–1941Male

    Mary Katherine Foley

    Female1860–1929Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: perhaps a reduced and altered Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha ( see McGaffey , McGeough ).2 English: probably a variant of Yeo .3 Chinese 邱: Cantonese variant of Qiu 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Homer Yono in household of Benoni D Yono, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer R Yaw in household of Benoni D Yaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer Yaw in household of Benoni Yaw, "United States Census, 1920"

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