Mary Margaret 'Mamie' Becker

Female21 June 1869–11 September 1944

Brief Life History of Mary Margaret 'Mamie'

When Mary Margaret 'Mamie' Becker was born on 21 June 1869, in Mobile, Alabama, United States, her father, Christian Becker, was 37 and her mother, Ellen Murphy, was 26. She lived in Mount Vernon, Mobile, Alabama, United States for about 40 years and Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 11 September 1944, in Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States.

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Christian Becker
Ellen Murphy
Mary Margaret 'Mamie' Becker
Fannie Becker
Sarah V Becker

Sources (8)

  • Mamie Becker in household of Christian Becker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Becker, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Mary Becker, "Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995"

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, derived from Middle High German and Middle Dutch backen ‘to bake’. The German surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine and Alsace).

Danish: occupational name for a baker, from bechere ‘baker’.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from German Bäcker (compare 1 and Backer ) or Yiddish beker ‘baker’.

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

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