Mary Eulalie Salyards

23 October 1918–14 November 2007 (Age 89)
Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Mary Eulalie

When Mary Eulalie Salyards was born on 23 October 1918, in Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, her father, Henry Ely Salyards, was 23 and her mother, Dorothy Josephine Chisholm, was 24. She married James Bardon Higgins on 6 August 1941, in St. Louis, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 2007. She died on 14 November 2007, in Cohasset, Itasca, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States.

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James Bardon Higgins
Mary Eulalie Salyards
Marriage: 6 August 1941
Barbara Higgins
Carol Higgins

Spouse and Children

6 August 1941
St. Louis, Minnesota, United States


    Barbara Higgins


    Carol Higgins


Parents and Siblings




    Dorothy J Salyards


    Ely C Salyards


    Archibald Chisholm Salyards


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Saylors .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Salyards in household of Ely H Salyards, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eulalie Salyards in household of Ely Salyards, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eulalie Salyards in household of Henry E Salyards, "United States Census, 1920"

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