Olive F. Tracy

1893–1971 (Age 77)
Maine, United States

The Life of Olive F.

When Olive F. Tracy was born on 27 October 1893, in Maine, United States, her father, Bedford E. Tracy, was 29 and her mother, Ruby Janet Tracy, was 24. She lived in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 January 1971, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Bedford E. Tracy
Ruby Janet Tracy
Marion Elaine Tracy
Olive F. Tracy
Earl Bedford Tracy
Lenora B. Tracy

Parents & Siblings

  • Bedford E. Tracy


  • Female1868–1945Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 5

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Olive F Tracy in household of Sidney G Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olive F Tracy in household of Rubie J Tracy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olive F Tracy in household of Ruby J Tracy, "United States Census, 1920"

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