Lenore Baechtel

Female1 October 1890–16 November 1986

Brief Life History of Lenore

When Lenore Baechtel was born on 1 October 1890, in Willits, Mendocino, California, United States, her father, Gordon Baechtel, was 26 and her mother, Eleanore Roche, was 28. She married Jesse Looney Fairbanks on 30 June 1911, in San Francisco, California, United States. She lived in San Mateo, California, United States in 1935 and Petaluma Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1940. She died on 16 November 1986, in Willits, Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Willits, Mendocino, California, United States.

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Jesse Looney Fairbanks
Lenore Baechtel
Marriage: 30 June 1911

Sources (16)

  • Leonore Fairbanks in household of Jesse Fairbanks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lenore M Baechtel, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Lenore Fairbanks, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1911San Francisco, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 1

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    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 26

    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

    South German: from a shortened pet form of the personal name Albrecht or, in the southwest, from a pet form of Bechtold (see Berthold ).

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

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