Mary Wilamina Garrels

1895–1995 (Age 100)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Mary Wilamina

When Mary Wilamina Garrels was born in 1895, in Nebraska, United States, her father, John Garrels, was 32 and her mother, Anna Katherine Bonin, was 23. She lived in Deshler Election Precinct, Thayer, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died before 1995, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 99.

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William George Heyen
Mary Wilamina Garrels

Spouse and Children

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    Wilhelm Johann Garrels


    William Herman Garrels


    John Lee Garrels


    Edia Garrels


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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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerold, composed of the Germanic elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Garrels in household of John Garrels, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Garrels in household of John Garrels, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Minnie Garrels, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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