When May E McPherson was born on 31 July 1891, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, John Fond McPherson, was 27 and her mother, Etta J. Baldwin, was 27. She married Ralph H Platts on 18 October 1913, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Royal Oak, Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died in September 1973, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac a' Phearsain ‘son of the parson or priest’ (see Parsons ).
History: This is the name of a Highland Scottish clan, part of the Chattan confederation, the founder of which is believed to have been a man named Muireach or Murdo Cattenach, priest of Kingussie in Badenoch in the 9th century.