Anna Mae Haskins

26 January 1917–19 January 2006 (Age 89)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Anna Mae

Anna Mae Haskins was born on 26 January 1917, in Missouri, United States. She married Herschel Charleston Starr on 13 September 1939, in Castle Rock, Douglas, Colorado, United States. She lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 2006, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Herschel Charleston Starr
Anna Mae Haskins
Marriage: 13 September 1939

Spouse and Children

13 September 1939
Castle Rock, Douglas, Colorado, United States

World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 8

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 14

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 25

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic form of Haskin .2 Irish: variant of Haskin 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Mae Starr in household of Herschel C Starr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Mae Haskins, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Anna Mae Starr, "Find A Grave Index"

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