Ethel Marie Decker

19 March 1916–6 January 1989 (Age 72)
Moriah, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Ethel Marie

When Ethel Marie Decker was born on 19 March 1916, in Moriah, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Frederic Walter Decker, was 39 and her mother, Helen Alida Lyons, was 29. She married Charles H Hoag on 5 April 1936. She lived in Moriah, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 January 1989, in Port Henry, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Port Henry, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States.

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Charles H Hoag
Ethel Marie Decker
Marriage: 5 April 1936

Spouse and Children

5 April 1936

Parents and Siblings



    Rollin N. Decker


    Mary Decker



    Elinor Decker


    Estella M Decker


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 1

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Ohag in household of Fred Decker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ether M Decker in household of Fred W Decker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethal Decker in household of Fred Decker, "United States Census, 1920"

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