Myrtle Esther Porter

13 December 1921–24 July 2007 (Age 85)
Niobrara, Knox, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Myrtle Esther

When Myrtle Esther Porter was born on 13 December 1921, in Niobrara, Knox, Nebraska, United States, her father, Wilber Porter, was 24 and her mother, Myrtle Esther Rose Howe, was 22. She married Martin Joseph Clancy on 8 June 1942, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 24 July 2007, in Henderson, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Martin Joseph Clancy
1922–1978
Myrtle Esther Porter
1921–2007
Marriage: 8 June 1942
Shannon Rose Clancy
1959–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1942
Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for the gatekeeper of a walled town or city, or the doorkeeper of a great house, castle, or monastery, from Middle English porter ‘doorkeeper’, ‘gatekeeper’ (Old French portier). The office often came with accommodation, lands, and other privileges for the bearer, and in some cases was hereditary, especially in the case of a royal castle. As an American surname, this has absorbed cognates and equivalents in other European languages, for example German Pförtner ( see Fortner ) and North German Poertner .2 English: occupational name for a man who carried loads for a living, especially one who used his own muscle power rather than a beast of burden or a wheeled vehicle. This sense is from Old French porteo(u)r (Late Latin portator, from portare ‘to carry or convey’).3 Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch portere ‘doorkeeper’. Compare 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Myrtle E Porter in household of Wilbur Porter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Myrtle Esther Porter - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Myrtle Esther Porter

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