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
1889–1928
Anna Eleanor Angell
1894–
Laurence Orin Megahan
1912–1994
Donald M Megahan
1916–2008
Margaret Megahan
1917–1918

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    John Reboah Megahan

    Male1854–1922Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Holderbaum

    Female1852–1922Female

siblings

(5)

    John Edward Megahan

    Male1876–Male

    Male1878–1962Male

    Paul A Megahan

    Male1884–1886Male

    Male1889–1928Male

    Helen J Megahan

    Female1894–1962Female

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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