Adah May Ganoung

13 October 1884–1953
Macon, Lenawee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Adah May

When Adah May Ganoung was born on 13 October 1884, in Macon, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, her father, Isaac Ganoung, was 39 and her mother, Adelphia Olivia Buck, was 30. She lived in Detroit Ward 12, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. She was buried in Macon, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Isaac Ganoung
Adelphia Olivia Buck
Fred Ganoung
Blanche Ganoung
Adah May Ganoung

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Ganoung


    Adelphia Olivia Buck




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 5

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ada M Ganoung in household of Adelphia Ganoung, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada Mae Ganoung in household of Isaac Ganoung, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adah W Ganoung in household of Isaac Ganoung, "United States Census, 1900"

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