Minnie Eger

september–October 2014 (Age NaN)
Washington, United States

The Life of Minnie

Minnie Eger died in October 2014, in Washington, United States.

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Edgar .2 Hungarian: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Eger, in Fehér, Heves, and Zala counties, or former Nyitra county, now in Slovakia. In some cases the name may derive from éger ‘alder’.3 German: habitational name from Eger in western Bohemia (Czech name Cheb).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Harrison Irving Eger, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Minnie Evelyn Eger, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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