Vern Murrel Niday

Male18 November 1893–7 June 1918

Brief Life History of Vern Murrel

When Vern Murrel Niday was born on 18 November 1893, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, his father, John Amos Niday, was 50 and his mother, Nancy Catherine Vannoy, was 35. He died on 7 June 1918, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Amos Niday
1843–1913
Nancy Catherine Vannoy
1858–1926
Alfred S Niday
1879–
Vern Murrel Niday
1893–1918

Sources (7)

  • Mu*El Niday in household of John Niday, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vern Murrel Niday - Published information: Military record or discharge: birth: 18 November 1893; Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States
  • Vern Murrel Niday, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 5

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 8

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Nida .

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

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