Anna May

22 January 1873–20 April 1964 (Age 91)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Anna

Anna May was born on 22 January 1873, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. She married LeRoy D Ely on 21 January 1904. She lived in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years and Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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LeRoy D Ely
1872–1949
Anna May
1873–1964
Marriage: 21 January 1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1904

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 9

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Danish, Dutch, and German: from a short form of the personal name Matthias ( see Matthew ) or any of its many cognates, for example Norman French Maheu.2 English, French, Dutch, and German: from a nickname or personal name taken from the month of May (Middle English, Old French mai, Middle High German meie, from Latin Maius (mensis), from Maia, a minor Roman goddess of fertility). This name was sometimes bestowed on someone born or baptized in the month of May; it was also used to refer to someone of a sunny disposition, or who had some anecdotal connection with the month of May, such as owing a feudal obligation then.3 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young man or woman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna M Ely in household of Leroy D Ely, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna K Ely in household of Leroy D Ely, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna K Ely in household of Leroy D Ely, "United States Census, 1930"

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