Mary Annette Sands

September 1888–27 October 1953 (Age 65)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Annette

When Mary Annette Sands was born in September 1888, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Martin Sands, was 29 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth McLean, was 30. She married Brown M. Thornton in 1908, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. She died on 27 October 1953, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Brown M. Thornton
Mary Annette Sands
Marriage: 1908

Spouse and Children

Maury, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Martin Sands


    Mary Elizabeth McLean





    Samuel McLean Sands


    Sue Lillie Sands


    Mattie L. Sands



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 2

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Sand 1.2 Scottish: habitational name from Sands in Tulliallan in Fife.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Annette Sands in household of John M Sands, "United States Census, 1900"

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