Phineas Thomas Maidlow

Brief Life History of Phineas Thomas

When Phineas Thomas Maidlow was born on 17 October 1897, in Scott Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Edward Maidlow, was 22 and his mother, Cora Elizabeth Jackson, was 19. He married Eunice Marie Peck on 9 May 1918, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 6 August 1985, in Scott Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Centenary UMC Cemetery, Scott Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Phineas Thomas Maidlow
Eunice Marie Peck
Marriage: 9 May 1918
Roberta Genivieve Klein

Sources (19)

  • Phines T Maidlow, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Phiness T Maidlow, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Phineas Thomas Maidlow, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.


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

Name Meaning

Scottish: a north-western English development of Laidlaw (itself believed to be a Scottish development of Ludlow ). Compare Ladley , Ladlow , Laidler , Laidley , Leadley .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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