Janet Tennet McCall

1895–1980 (Age 84)
Borden Shaft, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Janet Tennet

When Janet Tennet McCall was born on 10 April 1895, in Borden Shaft, Allegany, Maryland, United States, her father, George McCall, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Johnston Wilson, was 25. She had at least 1 daughter with Harry Edgar Lake. She died on 12 January 1980, in Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sunbury Cemetery, Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Janet Tennet McCall
Harry Edgar Lake
Marion Belle Lake

Spouse & Children



  • Marion Belle Lake


Parents & Siblings

  • George McCall


  • Elizabeth Johnston Wilson




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’, a personal name composed of the elements cath ‘battle’ + maol ‘chief’. 2. Anglicized form of Mac Cathail ‘son of Cathal’ ( see Cahill ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jeannette Mccall in household of George Stevens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennet Mc Call in household of George Mc Call, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Janet Lake in household of Harry Lake, "United States Census, 1940"

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