Ivy May Pommells

Female16 December 1899–18 August 1951

Brief Life History of Ivy May

When Ivy May Pommells was born on 16 December 1899, in Cocoa Walk, Manchester, Jamaica, her father, Richard Emile Pommells, was 59 and her mother, Edith Mabel Hanna, was 21. She had at least 1 son with Richard Max Oeberst. She died on 18 August 1951, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 51.

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Richard Max Oeberst
Ivy May Pommells
Carl Hildebrandt Oeberst

Sources (4)

  • Ivy May Pommells Oeberst, "Índice Find A Grave"
  • Ivy Mendez en la familia de Mabel Price, "Estados Unidos, censo,1930"
  • Ivy May, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"

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Children (1)

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 14

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

From the vocabulary word denoting the plant (Old English īfig). This given name was adopted at the end of the 19th century together with a large number of other words denoting flowers and plants pressed into service as girls' names. It is currently somewhat out of fashion.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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