Ethel Marie Mally

Brief Life History of Ethel Marie

When Ethel Marie Mally was born on 20 January 1900, in Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Frank Mally, was 29 and her mother, Marie Alexander, was 27. She married Douglas Dale Hoffman on 14 May 1919, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 25 March 1986, in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86.

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Douglas Dale Hoffman
1898–1933
Ethel Marie Mally
1900–1986
Marriage: 14 May 1919

Sources (8)

  • Ethel Hoffmann in household of Mary Maly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel M. Mally, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • gravesite

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized form of Polish and Sorbian Mały, Czech and Slovak Malý (see Maly , compare 2 below), Slovenian Mali , all meaning ‘small, little’.

Czech and Slovak (Mallý): variant of Malý ‘small, little’ (see Maly , compare 1 above).

Irish: variant of O'Malley . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland, and is found mainly in Lancashire, England, and Glasgow, Scotland.

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

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