Etha Etta Messick Dayton

23 July 1890–14 September 1954 (Age 64)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Etha Etta Messick

When Etha Etta Messick Dayton was born on 23 July 1890, in Maryland, United States, her father, Cornelius Gustavus "Gus" Wilmer Messick, was 26 and her mother, Hattie Larmore Messick, was 20. She lived in District 3, Wicomico, Maryland, United States in 1900 and Delmar, Wicomico, Maryland, United States in 1910. She died on 14 September 1954, in Wicomico, Maryland, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bivalve, Wicomico, Maryland, United States.

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Cornelius Gustavus "Gus" Wilmer Messick
Hattie Larmore Messick
Ruth Lee Messick
Etha Etta Messick Dayton
Mattie Ella Messick
Cornelius Glen Messick Sr
Annie S Messick
David Kelly Messick
Emma Messick

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelius Gustavus "Gus" Wilmer Messick


    Hattie Larmore Messick




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Deighton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Etha E Messick in household of Cornelius G Messick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Etha Messick in household of Cornelius G Messick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Etha E Messick in household of Cornelius G Messick, "United States Census, 1910"

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