Myrtle Lance

1875–11 May 1961 (Age 86)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Myrtle

When Myrtle Lance was born in 1875, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry James Lance, was 31 and her mother, Francis E. Wymard, was 24. She married Edward R. Bates on 11 May 1914, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. She died on 11 May 1961, in Avon Lake, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Harry D Elliott
Myrtle Lance
Marriage: 4 October 1923

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  • Marriage
    4 October 1923Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
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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.
    1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House
    Age 0
    The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 23
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Lanzo, originally a short form of various compound names with the first element land ‘land, territory’ (for example, Lambert ), but later used as an independent name. It was introduced to England by the Normans, for whom it was a popular name among the ruling classes, perhaps partly because of association with Old French lance ‘lance, spear’ (see 2 below).French: metonymic occupational name for a soldier who carried a lance, or a nickname for a skilled fighter, from Old French lance ‘lance, spear’.Americanized form of German Lanz and Lenz .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Mertile Lance in household of Henry Lance, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Myrtle H. Wilkins, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Myrtle Wilkins, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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