Myrtle Lorraine Haskins

22 August 1882–28 July 1972 (Age 89)
Pewaukee, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Myrtle Lorraine

When Myrtle Lorraine Haskins was born on 22 August 1882, in Pewaukee, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, her father, George Wm Haskins, was 31 and her mother, Julia Anna Skepper, was 30. She lived in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 July 1972, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Alfred Louis Keuper
Myrtle Lorraine Haskins

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Wm Haskins


    Julia Anna Skepper




World Events (8)

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 1

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic form of Haskin .2 Irish: variant of Haskin 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle L Keuper in household of Alfred L Keuper, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Haskins in household of George Haskins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myrtle Haskins in household of George Haskins, "United States Census, 1900"

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