Mollie Ethel Massey

2 May 1891–March 1984 (Age 92)
Delaware, United States

The Life of Mollie Ethel

When Mollie Ethel Massey was born on 2 May 1891, in Delaware, United States, her father, Isaac Albert Massey, was 31 and her mother, Laura Kennerley, was 26. She had at least 3 daughters with Harry Francis Sirman. She lived in Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1930. She died in March 1984, in Laurel, Sussex, Delaware, United States, at the age of 92.

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Harry Francis Sirman
Mollie Ethel Massey
Ruth Ellen Sirman
Evaline Simon
Madline Simon

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    Ruth Ellen Sirman


    Evaline Simon


    Madline Simon


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World Events (8)

1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 2

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mollie Simon in household of Harry F Simon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mollie E Massey in entry for Ruth Ellen Sirman, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"
  • Mollie Ethel Massey, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"

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