Margaret Fretter

1893–1965 (Age 71)
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Fretter was born on 13 December 1893, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Frank B Fretter, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Alexandria Hulburd, was 23. She married Wilbur St. Clair White on 24 June 1916, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Shaker Heights, Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 1965, in Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Margaret Fretter
Wilbur St. Clair White
Marriage: 24 June 1916
Frank Fretter White Sr

Spouse & Children

  • Female1893–1965Female

  • Wilbur St. Clair White


24 June 1916
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


  • Frank Fretter White Sr


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World Events (8)

1894 · May Day Riots of 1894

Age 1

The May Day Riots were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout the city on May 1. The riots were caused after Cleveland's unemployment rate increased dramatically during the Panic of 1893, causing panic among the unemployed against the city leaders. The most rioters at one time was recorded as a crowd of 5,000 men.
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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

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

English: variant of Fretter, an occupational name for a maker of ornaments (especially for the hair) consisting of jewels set in a lattice network, from an agent derivative of Middle English frette, Old French frete ‘interlaced work’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret F White in household of Frank B Fretter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Fretter in household of Frank B Fretter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret F Nye in household of Walker H Nye, "United States Census, 1940"

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