Peter McGill

11 November 1890–14 May 1969 (Age 78)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter McGill was born on 11 November 1890, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Peter McGill, was 32 and his mother, Mary Hayes, was 25. He married Louise Frances Haskins in 1920. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in White Plains, Westchester, New York, United States for about 5 years and Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 14 May 1969, in Nassau, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in East Farmingdale, Babylon, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Peter McGill
Louise Frances Haskins
Marriage: 1920
Walter John Mcgill
Robert James McGill
Eugene Peter McGill
Joan C McGill
Mary Lou Mcgill

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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Masonic Temple Building
    Age 2
    The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
    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.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 22
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the stranger (or lowlander)’ (see Gall 1).Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac (an) G(h)iolla (Irish) or Mac (an) G(h)ille (Scottish) ‘son of the lad’ (i.e. ‘servant’), or a short form of a personal name formed by attaching this element to the name of a saint, in the sense ‘devotee’.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Peter McGill, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
    • Peter Mc Gill Jr. in household of James Mc Gill, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Peter Mcgill, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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