Guy Willard Megahan

5 December 1889–29 July 1928 (Age 38)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Guy Willard

When Guy Willard Megahan was born on 5 December 1889, in Nebraska, United States, his father, John Reboah Megahan, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Holderbaum, was 37. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Anna Eleanor Angell. He lived in Yankee Hill Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 29 July 1928, at the age of 38, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Guy Willard Megahan
Anna Eleanor Angell
Laurence Orin Megahan
Donald M Megahan
Margaret Megahan

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Reboah Megahan


    Margaret Elizabeth Holderbaum




    John Edward Megahan



    Paul A Megahan



    Helen J Megahan


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 11

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. with the stress on the first syllable, this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maothagáin ‘descendant of Maothagán’, a derivative of maoth ‘soft’. 2. with the stress on the second syllable, it is a variant of McGahan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Guy Megahan in household of John R Megahan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Guy Megahan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Guy Megahan, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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