Ethel May Sumner

1900–1985 (Age 85)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Ethel May

When Ethel May Sumner was born about 1900, in Indiana, United States, her father, Oran E. Sumner, was 29 and her mother, Lulu M. Losh, was 22. She had at least 1 son with Reese Alvin Webb. She lived in Bloomington, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1985, at the age of 85, and was buried in Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Reese Alvin Webb
Ethel May Sumner
Chester Lee Webb

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    Chester Lee Webb


Parents and Siblings

    Oran E. Sumner





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel May Webb in household of Reecie Webb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel M Sumner in household of Oren E Sumner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel M Webb in household of Reece Webb, "United States Census, 1930"

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