Mary Herman

17 January 1919–19 April 1985 (Age 66)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Herman was born on 17 January 1919, her father, Walter Peter Herrmann, was 36 and her mother, Maud Marie Davis, was 23. She married Amos Strait on 12 October 1935, in Fayette, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Richland Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1985, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Amos Strait
Mary Herman
Marriage: 12 October 1935
Amos O Strait
Carolyn M Strait
Ann Jeffries Pedie

Spouse and Children

12 October 1935
Fayette, Indiana, United States


    Amos O Strait


    Carolyn M Strait


    Ann Jeffries Pedie


Parents and Siblings

    Walter Peter Herrmann


    Maud Marie Davis




    Thelma May Herrmann


    Walter Herrmann Jr.



    Robert O Herrmann


World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Dutch, Slovenian, Croatian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. As a Jewish surname this is no doubt an adoption of the German surname Hermann .2 Respelling of the German cognate Hermann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary V Herman in household of Walter Herman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary V Herman in household of Walter P Herman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary B Strait in household of Walter P Herrmann, "United States Census, 1940"

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