Mary Lovell Edminster

23 July 1882–15 March 1954 (Age 71)
Santa Rosa, Riverside, California, United States

The Life of Mary Lovell

When Mary Lovell Edminster was born on 23 July 1882, in Santa Rosa, Riverside, California, United States, her father, James Henry Edminster, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Cook, was 24. She married George Peters Fellows on 30 April 1906, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 15 March 1954, in Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 71.

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George H. McCarthy
Mary Lovell Edminster
Marriage: 1 June 1912
George McCarthy

Spouse and Children

1 June 1912
Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


    George McCarthy


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

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

Probably a variant of Scottish Edmiston .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Edminster in household of James L Edminster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary L Edminster Fellows, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary Lovell Edminster, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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