Iva May Hathaway

Brief Life History of Iva May

When Iva May Hathaway was born on 18 January 1895, in Cardington Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States, her father, William Denman Hathaway, was 45 and her mother, Lydia Samantha Chambers, was 40. She married Ellis Leroy Coburn on 18 December 1914. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. She died in 1986, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91.

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Ellis Leroy Coburn
Iva May Hathaway
Marriage: 18 December 1914
Joyce Emerson Coburn
Edward L Coburn
Barbara Jane Coburn
Donald Leroy Coburn
Robert Eugene Coburn

Sources (17)

  • Ida May Coburn, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ira May Hathaway, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Mrs Iva Coburn in entry for Lee E Hathaway, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning


from the Middle English personal name Hatewi (Old English Heathuwīg), or from ancient Germanic Hathuwic, Hadewic, all ‘war’ + ‘war, battle’.

topographic name for someone who lived at or near a road across a heath, from Middle English he(a)th ‘heath’ + wei(e) ‘way’ (Old English hǣth + weg).

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

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