Florence May Mays

FemaleSeptember 1876–1943

Brief Life History of Florence May

When Florence May Mays was born in September 1876, in Maryland, United States, her father, John Jehu Mays, was 52 and her mother, Amelia Martin, was 26. She died in 1943, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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John Jehu Mays
Amelia Martin
Frank Herbert Mays
Bertha A Mays
Florence May Mays

Sources (7)

  • Florence M. Mays in household of Amelia Mays, "United States Census, 1880"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • 1910 United States Federal Census

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mayes .

German: variant of Mais .

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas . In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Maijs.

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

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